June 11, 2022
251 Henricus Park Road
Chester, VA 23836
Canceled: Fight for Freedom: The 116th at Dutch Gap
Saturday, June 11, 2022
Canceled Due to Weather: Learn about the hundreds of United States Colored Troops (USCT) soldiers who not only dug the Dutch Gap Canal under General Butler’s supervision, but were also present in Galveston, Texas when General Granger sent word to enslaved communities and their owners that they would be free forever. Guided tours are available at 10 a.m. and noon. Learn more on the Henricus website.