Lecture Series 2022: “Virginia Beer: From Colonial Days to Craft’s Golden Age”

One of six free lectures in the 2022 Lecture Series!

6-7PM in Dairy Barn Lecture Hall

1290 Richmond Road, Staunton, VA 24401

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Speaker: Lee Graves

Beer has been a vibrant part of Virginia’s history since the arrival of settlers at Jamestown in 1607. As plantations and farms expanded westward, beer continued to be a

household staple, thanks to brewing largely by women and enslaved people. Commercial breweries played an economic and social role in the country’s growth, though

Prohibition took its toll. Now Virginia is at the forefront of beer’s golden age. Join us to learn about this ancient beverage.

Attendees are strongly encouraged to wear face masks.

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Recordings of this and past lectures are available at www.frontiermuseum.org

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