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Meadow Farm

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3400 Mountain Road
Glen Allen,VA23060
804-652-1418

March 2019

History in Focus: The Life of Widows

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Meadow Farm, 3400 Mountain Road
Glen Allen,VA23060
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Free

Explore historical topics in detail with staff-led specialty tours that use the historic structures and artifacts as touchstones to the past. Life for a 19th century widow has been referred to as “Civil Death.” Learn how the existence of a woman following her husband’s death depended heavily on the kindness of male relatives. Explore how the Sheppard women of Meadow Farm fared as they outlived their spouses, often by decades.

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Folk Art

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Meadow Farm, 3400 Mountain Road
Glen Allen,VA23060
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Free

The Folk Art Society of America was founded at Meadow Farm Museum in 1987. Today the Meadow Farm/Henrico County collection boasts well over a hundred pieces of contemporary art that tell stories and intrigue the eye. Come spend a Sunday afternoon exploring the selected pieces on exhibit. Let your imagination and memories soar to make your own piece of folk art to take home.

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