Please Join Us for Cruising with the ClassicsDestination – Montpelier and Charlottesville, VA.
October 27, 28, 29; Friday, Saturday, Sunday
The theme of this noteworthy journey is to enlighten our travelers regarding the influence of ancient Greek and Roman Civilizations on our Government, Architecture, Education, and Social Customs. Highlights include visits to the homes of James and Dolley Madison, James Monroe, and Thomas Jefferson featuring tours and lectures by accomplished historians.
Jacqueline Arthur-Montagne, PhD, HPU Department of History – Education and the Classics
Christian Cotz, VP Programs, Montpelier – Madison and the Classics
Elizabeth Chew, PhD – Dolley Madison’s Influence on Fashion and Furnishings
Self-guided tour of Montpelier’s restored slave village - The Mere Distinction of Colour
Guided tour of James Monroe’s Highland – Home and grounds of James Monroe
Professor Emeritus Edward Lay, Architectural Historian UVA School of Architecture – Three-hour walking tour of Mr. Jefferson’s University
Guided tour of Monticello – Self-guided tour of grounds – Home of Thomas Jefferson
18th C costumed waiter at Michie Tavern – Classical Dining and Social Customs
Accommodations include two-night stay at the Cavalier Inn on the stoic UVA campus, deluxe hot buffet breakfast each morning, first class 56-passenger coach equipped with speaker system and rest room, snacks and water on board, farm to table buffet lunch at the Market at Grelen, special reception at the Silk Mill Grille, interesting sandwich and salad box lunch selection and cider tasting at Castle Hill Cider, Sunday brunch at historic Michie Tavern focusing on colonial fried chicken with all of the amenities including buttermilk biscuits and peach cobbler, brief time to visit Grist Mill General Store for 18th C. souvenirs of the trip. Tour price is all inclusive except for Saturday night dinner on your own.
Coach leaves High Point Museum promptly at 7:31 am, Friday, October 27,
returns by 6:00 pm, Sunday, October 29.
THIS IS GOING TO BE A POPULAR TRIP SO RESERVE YOUR SEAT NOW!$550 per person, per double room. For single rooms, please add $145 supplement.
Registration for Historical Society members is open now with deposits due by July 31. Non-member registration opens on August 1 with deposits due by August 15.
Send your deposit check of $250 made payable to the High Point Historical Society to the High Point Museum, 1859 E Lexington Ave, High Point, NC 27262. Balance is due September 15. Price based on 30 travelers.
Your check confirms your reservation. If cancelling, please find your own replacement. Advise if you require a special diet. Bring walking shoes, rain or shine!
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