On March 28, 2019, the Germanna Foundation Time Capsule was immured inside a wall in the the new Hitt Archaeology Center, next to the Fort Germanna Visitor Center in Locust Grove, VA. The capsule will be opened in 50 years, in July of 2068, during the Foundation’s 111th annual reunion. Skip Poole, Germanna Foundation Trustee […]
During a short break in the weather of Hurricane Michael barreling through Virginia on Thursday, October 11, 2018, the Germanna Foundation held the ground-breaking ceremony at the future site of the Hitt Archaeology Center. This new facility, made possible by a generous gift from Russell and Joan Hitt, will be built next to the Fort […]
Be sure to take a look at the photos taken during the 2017 Germanna Reunion and Conference– Photos from the Salubria dinner Photos of various events Fort Germanna Archaeology Dig including the visit to the site by world-renowned archaeologist William Kelso, who discovered Fort Jamestown.
You can see photos of the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe 300th anniversary living history encampment at Germanna on our NEW photo gallery site (also found under Resources on the menu). For more information about this event, see our previous blog post.
We treated Dr. Bernard Means and his VCU archaeology field school students to a pizza party picnic at the Fort Germanna/Enchanted Castle excavation site on Thursday, July 28th – the final day of VCU’s field work at Germanna this summer. Our seasonal staff, under the direction of Germanna’s archaeologist, Eric Larsen, Ph.D., and this season’s […]
Photos from days one and two of the 2015 Germanna Reunion are now online by viewing our Photo Gallery. Have photos of the rest of the days that you would like to add? Please let us know.
The Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies in Virginia, Inc., met with Apollo 11 astronaut and Germanna descendant Buzz Aldrin at the Germanna Community College’s Daniel Technology Center in Culpeper on Friday, November 7th, as he met with students as part of his ShareSpace Foundation’s effort to inspire children to study science, technology, engineering, the […]
Photos of select events at the 2014 Germanna Reunion taken by Cindy Kwitchoff (also the Germanna Foundation webmaster, graphics and newsletter designer) are now available to view. Click on the below photos to see the different albums: Visitor Center Reception: Fort Germanna Tour: Enchanted Castle (Gov. Spotswood’s mansion) Tour: Salubria Dinner: […]