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13181 Hanover Courthouse Road
(Route 301)
Hanover, VA 23069
(804) 537-5050

Hanover Tavern Audio Tour


Almost a year in the making, the Self-Guided Audio tour features hand-held devices with a recorded tour interpreting a dozen stops throughout the Tavern. The tour focuses on the evolution of the building, architectural features, important events such as Gabriel’s slave rebellion, and interesting visitors and residents such as Patrick Henry, Margaret Wight, and the Chisholm family.

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Stop 1: Introduction – Front Porch – Courthouse

Stop 2: Patrick Henry

Stop 3: Thilman House Entrance

Stop 4: Thilman Dining Room

Stop 5: Thilman Parlor

Stop 6: Gabriel’s Rebellion

Stop 7: Hyphen – Arch Room

Stop 8: The Burial of Latané

Stop 9: Henry Clay

Stop 10: 1822 Tavern – Post Office

Stop 11: Washington Room – Margaret Wight

Stop 12: Barksdale Theatre

Stop 13: Hanover Tavern Foundation

For Visitors: Scan the QR code at each tour stop throughout the Tavern to access tour transcripts, more images, and links to further reading and information, or use the links above to take a virtual tour of Hanover Tavern.

For Teachers: Come visit us or bring the Tavern into your classroom with this virtual tour. Advance registration is required for groups of 10 or more. Call 804-537-5050 ext. 21 for more information and to make reservations, and for more information about available education outreach programs.

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