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Education is at the core of our mission. Whether you are a history enthusiast, student, or educator, we have many ways you can engage with Virginia's incredible story, whether taking your students on a field trip or browsing through 16,000 years of Virginia history with our online learning resources.
This Month in History
Nathaniel Bacon dies of dysentery in Gloucester, and with him dies Bacon's Rebellion.
His supporters bury him in a secret location to protect his remains from the wrath of Governor William Berkeley and his followers.
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The Story of Virginia Interactive Timeline
The Virginia Museum of History & Culture is pleased to present our interactive Story of Virginia timeline. The timeline brings together digitized primary sources from our collection and the Library of Congress, including text, audio, and video that places Virginia's story within the greater framework of the history of the United States.
Edgar Allan Poe
Wettest County in the World
Ends of War
Washington at the Plow