Enjoy lectures and tours of regional homes in this historical look at the pioneers who settled the area in the 18th and 19th centuries, influencing the origin of Virginia Tech. Highlights include a lunch and tour at Smithfield Plantation, the original home of four Virginia governors, with a presentation on the contributions of Col. William Preston and the opening of Kentucky lands for settlement by colonists pushing westward. James I. Robertson Jr., author and Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus, will be among the featured speakers.
$150 per person; $100 for children ages 5-12
All alumni celebrating their 50th or more graduation year anniversaries are automatically members of the Old Guard. The Old Guard Reunion will provide a wonderful opportunity to visit with classmates and other Hokies and learn about fascinating things happening today at Virginia Tech. Don't miss this chance to meet several of Virginia Tech’s impressive faculty, staff, and students as you reconnect with other alumni.