Rural Plains Foundation offers "Lectures on the Lawn" Thursday
Short talks on historical topics will be held at Rural Plains on June 7, 14 and 21. The speaker on June 7 will take a look at the lesser-known career of a prominent Civil War figure, Hanover’s Edmund Ruffin, and his agricultural genius. On June 14 the author of a recent book on Patrick Henry will discuss insights he gained. On June 21 Anne Geddy Cross will have as her topic, “St. Paul’s Parish, Hanover County and the Dissenters.” The talks begin at 6:30 p.m. and, as always, blankets, lawn chairs and picnic suppers are welcomed.