Join us on Thursday, April 20, 2023 from 6:00 to 7:30pm to learn about the story of Germanna through ceramics and explore the archaeology lab! Archaeologists will give a short presentation on what they can learn about Germanna through prehistoric and historic ceramics found at the Fort Germanna and Enchanted Castle site. Visitors will also […]
Salubria in Spring: Our First Salubria Public Access Day of 2023!
Join us on Saturday, April 1st from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm as the Germanna Foundation hosts a Public Access Day event at historic Salubria Manor, located in Stevensburg, Virginia. Salubria was built circa 1757 by the Reverend John Thompson for his wife, Butler Brayne Spotswood Thompson (widow of Lt. Governor Alexander Spotswood) and is […]
2023 Bluebell Walk with Germanna Foundation and Old Rag Master Naturalists
On Saturday, April 8, 2023, at 9:00 a.m., Deanne Lawrence and Phoebe Muenger of Old Rag Master Naturalists will lead a walk to view the bluebells in the Siegen Forest! The arrival of bluebells is a sign that spring has arrived! Virginia bluebells typically grow in moist woodlands and river floodplains. They begin to flower […]
Lab Nights with Germanna Archaeology: Hitt Archaeology Center Open House
Have you ever wondered about what Germanna archaeologists are digging? Have you ever wanted to see what happens in an archaeology lab? Then join the Germanna Archaeology team on Thursday, March 30, 2023 from 6:00 – 7:30 in the Hitt Archaeology Center for our open house! Director of Archaeology and Cultural Resources Dr. Eric Larsen […]
An Evening with Germanna Presents Founder’s Day Genealogy: The First and Second Germanna Colonists with Barbara Price and Cathi Clore Frost
On Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at 7:00 pm (ET) Evening with Germanna presents a virtual lecture by Germanna Foundation Secretary Barbara Price and Germanna Foundation Trustee Cathi Clore Frost on the first and second Germanna settlers. What began as informal picnics at the site of the original Germanna settlement, reuniting descendants of the original settlers […]
Lab Night with Germanna Archaeology Presents: Buildings and Builders of Germanna
On February 22, 2023, Germanna will be hosting its first session in a new monthly series called Lab Nights with Germanna Archaeology: Spring Sessions! The Germanna archaeological site has been home to several different buildings during its 300+ year history including Fort Germanna, the Enchanted Castle, the town of Germanna, and the Gordon plantation. It […]
Join Germanna for the 2023 Great Backyard Bird Count!
Calling all bird lovers and nature enthusiasts! On Saturday, February 18, 2023, from 9:00-11:00 a.m., Germanna will partner with the Old Rag Master Naturalists and Central Rappahannock Master Naturalists to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count of 2023! The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) began in 1998 as a partnership between the Cornell Lab […]
Virtual Event: The German Diaspora: Looking at German Emigration Worldwide from the 9th Century to Today
Join us on February 23, 2023 at 7:00pm (ET) as Evening with Germanna presents a virtual lecture by Dr. Marcel Rotter on German emigration titled The German Diaspora: Looking at German emigration worldwide from the 9th century to today. Dr. Marcel Rotter will give a crash course based on “The German Diaspora” class he teaches […]
Help us meet our matching grant goal!
Thank you to those who have already made a contribution toward our matching grant! We greatly appreciate your support. We are making good progress, and we have currently raised $8,706! Will you help us realize the full match by making a contribution today? This matching grant will provide critical and meaningful support for preservation, programs, […]
Communications & Programs Manager
The Germanna Foundation is pleased to announced the following job opportunity! The Communications and Programs Manager will work with the Germanna Foundation staff to create, implement and oversee organizational communications, programs, and events for the general public, stakeholders, and the media that effectively grow and promote the Foundation and its mission. This position will manage […]
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