CDA Gates at Jamestown Rededication Trip

 

In concert with the CDA Gates Restoration, an exciting trip is being planned to Jamestown and Richmond, with organized events planned for September 18-19, 2019. All Dames and their guests are welcome.

 

Be part of early CDA and Virginia history and attend the rededication of the iconic CDA entrance gates on historic Jamestown Island. The gates were originally erected in 1907 for the 300th anniversary of the founding of our nation at Jamestown in 1607. The restoration and rededication of the gates this year celebrates the 400th anniversary of the first representational General Assembly.

 

Scheduled events include a visit to Historic Jamestown for the official rededication of the CDA Gates, a gala dinner in Richmond celebrating the 400th anniversary of representational government in the US, and a group tour of significant historic sites around Richmond. Each event will be available to attend based on your schedule and interest.

LOCATION:

Jamestown and Richmond, VA

ITINERARY:

 

Tuesday, September 17 –

 

Arrive in Richmond

 

Suggested hotels: 5-star historic Jefferson Hotel or boutique Graduate Hotel

 

Dutch treat dinner with other Dames or dinner on your own

 

Wednesday, September 18 –

 

Jamestown Island Visit and CDA Gates Rededication: Visit to Jamestown Island, via coach, for a rededication of the CDA Gates. Lunch and VIP tour of Jamestown Island included.

Price: $125 per person | 8:30 am – 3 pm

 

Gala Dinner at the Commonwealth Club: Dinner at the historic Commonwealth Club in Richmond, where Dr. James Horn, author of the award-winning book 1619: Jamestown and the Forging of American Democracy, will speak.

Price: $195 per person | 6:30 pm Cocktails, 7:15 pm Dinner

 

Thursday, September 19 –

 

Historic Richmond Tour: Visits, via coach, to: the Monumental Church, John Marshall House, Agecroft Hall, and Wilton House Museum. Lunch and all entrance fees included.

Price: $125 per person | 9 am – 4 pm

 

Departure/dinner on your own or Dutch treat dinner with other Dames.

Transportation and dining recommendations to be provided.

 

Complete event information and the response form will be made available in early June.

 

Hotel reservations are encouraged now; there are no hotel blocks reserved.