Upcoming Events in December 2015

Holiday Open House: Friday, December 4, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Come to Campbell House to warm up with cider and holiday treats before Lexington’s Main Street Parade, to enjoy seasonal carols, decorations, and historic exhibits, and to join in the Society’s festive fellowship. This will also be your final chance to view the exhibit, “Images of the Rock Bridge,” before it closes at the end of December.

RHS Program (Free) “The Haunts of House Mountain: Oral Histories, Hollows, and Homes”

House Mountain Inn

Sunday, Dec. 13, 2-4 PM

Reception and Displays to follow

 Co-Presenters: Sarah Clayton and Jennifer Law Young

RSVP for Special RHS Members’ Tour of Exhibitions on “President Lee and Washington College”:

Join us on Wednesday, December 16, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Start by viewing the 150th-anniversary exhibits at Lee Chapel and Special Collections in Leyburn Library, followed by an exclusive tour of Lee House, and capped with a reception.  Reservations are required because numbers are limited to 30. Call 540.464.1058 or email rochist@hotmail.com to reserve a spot.

Rockbridge Historical Society is one of the oldest, largest, and most active, county historical societies in Virginia. Founded in 1939 by local citizens concerned about historic preservation and history education, the Society celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2014.

Visit “The Rock Bridge” an exhibit of images and history of Natural Bridge

Campbell House, Wednesday – Friday 10 to 3, Saturday 1 to 3.

natural bridge

1888Picnic at The Bridge

RHS 2015 Annual Fund Drive Letter

RHS Annual Fund Pledge Card 2015

The Rockbridge Historical Society is a Virginia non-stock, 501 (c) (3) charitable corporation.

VAM Top Ten Endangered Artifacts Nomination 2014:  Rockbridge Historical Society‘s War of 1812 Dragoon Helmet from the Rockbridge Volunteers –  click here to read more

Remarkable Rockbridge – buy a copy for yourself or as a giftClick here