W&M Bray School Lab Descendants Week 2024

April 15, 2024 - April 20, 2024
Barrett House
341 W. Francis Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
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A drawing of a bird in a pencil over a field of names
A drawing of a bird in a pencil over a field of names

W&M Bray School Lab is pleased to announce that registration is open for Descendants Week 2024! 

To register for this event, click here. Read below for a description of Descendants Week events. 

Descendants Week 2024

Third Annual Descendants Week | April 15-20, 2024

All events are free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Monday, April 15, 2024 | 6:30—7:30 PM 

Williamsburg Bray School Descendants Virtual Town Hall

Register on Zoom for this event: https://cwm.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAld-yppz0pH9VXbAGgs0AzRkqfv9tq4Xwt

An update on Williamsburg Bray School research and an appeal to help us uncover the hidden histories of the Williamsburg Bray School students. 

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 | 10:00—11:00 AM 

Williamsburg Bray School Walking Tour

Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area

Meet us at the Williamsburg Bray School site, at the corner of Nassau and Francis Streets, to experience and provide feedback on Colonial Williamsburg’s new Bray School walking tour. Comfortable walking shoes are a must!

Friday, April 19, 2024 | 5:00—7:00 PM

Descendants Week Reception

W&M Bray School Lab/Strategic Cultural Partnerships

Join us at Travis House and Barrett House, at the corner of Francis and S. Henry Streets, for our annual Descendants Week reception. This is a beloved opportunity to connect with other community members.

Saturday, April 20, 2024 | 10:00 AM—12:30 PM

Family History Celebration

Bruton Heights School, 301 First Street

Family history is exciting and so important! With something for learners of all ages, this family-friendly event will provide hands-on orientation to genealogy, oral history, preservation practices, while continuing to share the Williamsburg Bray School story.  

Sponsored by: W&M Bray School Lab