Central Virginia's Home for  HISTORY • DINING • THEATRE
13181 Hanover Courthouse Road
(Route 301)
Hanover, VA 23069
(804) 537-5050

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Join award-winning winning historian Gordon C. Rhea for dinner, a book talk, and signing of his newest work, On to Petersburg, on Thursday, November 30, at Hanover Tavern.

With On to Petersburg, Gordon Rhea completes his much-lauded history of the Overland Campaign, a series of Civil War battles fought between Generals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee …

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“Bad things can happen when you hit ‘Send’ too fast.”

You can dial “M’ for murder or these days you can “TEXT ‘M’ FOR MURDER!”  Either way, you’ll love this Hitchcockian takeoff on an old film noir classic, guaranteed to keep you guessing and smiling!

3 course prix fixe menu dinner included.

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The Family & Staff of Downton Abbey invite you to tea at Hanover Tavern

A Benefit for Hanover Tavern Foundation
presented by:
Engaging History Productions, Inc.

Lady Grantham won’t be there, but you can see some historically accurate costumes and sample delicate fare and delicious tea. Come in costume if you like. Afternoon tea is served in the traditional English …

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Tavern Foundation has great news to report!!  The Lipman Foundation has awarded a one-to-one $75,000 challenge grant to help us finalize the $2 million “Building Our Future” campaign.

We are thrilled to report that we have reached more than 90% of our goal for the “Building Our Future” campaign.  By providing this challenge grant, The Lipman Foundation has …

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Chris Semtner will explore connections between Hanover Tavern, Edgar Allan Poe, and the Sarah Elmira Shelton House in Ashland as part of his talk on November 14. Chris Semtner is an internationally exhibited artist, author, and curator who lectures about art and literature to schools, universities, libraries, conventions, and art groups throughout the United States. In addition to his visual …

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Is Hanover Tavern haunted? Decide for yourself!

Tour the haunted Tavern, Old Stone Jail, and Historic Courthouse with paranormal professionals and hear ghostly tales of actual events and recorded paranormal activity at each location. You never know what might be lurking around!

Guided tours leave every half hour starting at 7:00 PM with the last tour starting at 9:30 PM. …

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Investigate the haunting stories that have plagued Hanover Tavern and the Courthouse complex for nearly three centuries.  Led by Transcend Paranormal, we will be investigating locations with a unique vantage point to significant events in American history.

Investigation Locations

Hanover Tavern

Historic Courthouse

Old Stone Jail

All experience levels welcome. Tickets are $50. Reservations Required. Investigations begins at Hanover Tavern …

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