WILLIAMSBURG, Va., August 6, 2020 — Dr. Lucy Worsley, OBE, one of British television’s leading public historians and author and chief curator at Historic Royal Palaces, returns to Jamestown Settlement virtually on September 2 at 4 p.m. for “An Afternoon with Dr. Lucy Worsley” to present a live online lecture based on her book “If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home.” Advance reservations to this free virtual lecture are limited and required at historyisfun.org/lectures-registration.
As part of Jamestown Settlement’s “From Past to Present” lecture series linking storylines found in the museum’s exhibition galleries and how these moments in America’s past influenced its progression to the present, this and several other free public lectures scheduled in 2020 have been impacted as a result of COVID-19. To learn more about upcoming lectures, call (757) 253-4572 or visit historyisfun.org/lectures.
Located on Route 31 just southwest of Williamsburg, Jamestown Settlement is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily with new protective protocols and social-distancing procedures. Museum admission is $17.50 for adults, $8.25 for ages 6-12 and free for children under 6. Residents of James City County, York County and the City of Williamsburg, including William & Mary students, receive free admission with proof of residency. Parking is free. For more information, call (757) 253-4838 or historyisfun.org/welcome.