Archeologist Dig for Clues
Join a group of young historians as they dig their way to discovering history. Full of activities for learning how we know what we know about the past.
Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt
Clara, a slave and a seamstress on Home Plantation knows that the Underground Railroad can lead her to freedom. The only problem is, how to find it? Read how Clara solves the mystery in this award-winning book.
The Dirty, Smelly Colonies
The early settlers lived in unimaginable conditions. Can you believe that the barber not only cut hair but also pulled teeth? Or imagine eating stale crackers full of maggots - DISGUSTING! It's all in this book.
Virginia Waterways and the Underground Railroad
by Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander. Acts of self-emancipation for the enslaved were aided by Virginia waterways, which became part of the Underground Railroad before the Civil War.
Colonial Spices and Herbs
At the Table in Colonial America 1700 - 1776
Early American Cookery
Colonial Sweets and Spirits
Refreshments Now and Then
The Good Land - Native American cooking
Colonial Christmas Cooking
Confederate Home Cooking
Civil War Plants and Herbs
Colonial Spices and Herbs
Vanishing History, Ruins in Virginia
by Dr. Henry Browne
Several dozen ruined structures from across the Commonwealth of VA are featured.
The Kin Patch by Page Laubach Warden
Traces the genealogy of 29 Virginia families
Genealogy of the Page Family
by Richard Channing Moore Page, MD
Includes the Nelson, Walker, Pendleton, and Randolph families.
AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
Slavery in the Colonial Chesapeake
by David Brion Davis
One of the best books about slavery in the Tidewater region
Civil War Slavery at Rosewell Writings
from the recollections of Anna Maria Dandridge Yeatman, granddaugther of Josiah Deans, owner of Rosewell - 1853 to 1881
Christmas Season During Slavery Times
Primary documents from the 1861 journal of Frederick Olmsted
Soul on Rice
African influences on American cooking
Slave Cabin cooking - the roots of Soul Food
ROSEWELL EXCLUSIVE ITEMS*
Rosewell Gloucester County Baseball Caps*
3 colors - gray, brown, beige
Rosewell coolie cups*
A great way to handle your hot or cold beverages
Rosewell Polo and Tee Shirts*
COLORS - Light Blue, Heather Grey, Charcoal, Pink, Black, and White Sizes S - XXL
MORE ROSEWELL GIFT SHOP ITEMS
A true ghost tale written by Lucy Burwell Page Saunders, the last child of Governor John Page
Discovering Rosewell *
A historical, architectural, and archaeological overview of Rosewell
Rosewell Build it Yourself Kits*
An easy and educational craft project for ages 8 and up
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