Growing Tobacco

“This Vile Custome” English Tobacco Growing from the 17th to 18th Centuries

Encounter interpreters readying the fields for the tobacco season. Visitors will get a glimpse of how Powhatan Indians grew tobacco before any Europeans arrived in the New World and how English Virginia colonists grew their crops from the 17th through the 18th centuries.


Date: Sunday, May 14

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $12/adult, $8/children aged 5-12; Henricus Members: free

The event is finished.