Remembering Christmas in the Colony of Virginia

Christmas is come, hang on the pot, Let spits turn round, and ovens be hot; Beef, pork, and poultry, now provide To feast thy neighbors at this tide; Then wash all down with good wine and beer, And so with mirth conclude the Year. – Virginia Almanac (Royle), 1765 The holidays were celebrated with great […]

Our Ongoing Projects

We have quite a few projects underway here at the Old Brick House. Here’s a brief sampling of what we have going on: Gravestone Preservation Project: Headed up by JoAn Jones, completed 2017. Designated donations are welcome and will go toward covering the expenses of upkeep and maintenance of the colonial-style garden. Furnishings-Interior Decorations: This […]