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A New Virginia
Airship ROMA: A Forgotten Tragedy
On February 9, Nancy E. Sheppard delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Airship ROMA: A Forgotten Tragedy.”
In March 1921, Maj. John G. Thornell and...
Death and Rebirth in a Southern City: Richmond's Historic Cemeteries
On April 8, 2021, Ryan K. Smith presented an exploration of the history and recovery of the burial grounds of Richmond, Virginia, through the lens of...
Historic Disasters of Richmond
On January 18 at 5:30 p.m., Walter S. Griggs, Jr. delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Historic Disasters of Richmond.”
Richmond has had its share...
Jacob L. "JL" Morewitz
“Keep It a Holy Thing”: Lee Chapel’s Greatest Challenge
On August 2, 2018, David Cox delivered a banner lecture, “‘Keep It a Holy Thing’: Lee Chapel’s Greatest Challenge.”
The chapel that Robert E. Lee...
Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
Pocahontas – Religion and Faith (Pocahontas Symposium: Session 2)
Few figures from the American past are better known than the young Powhatan woman who has come down to us as “Pocahontas.” Her fame began in her own...
Richmond’s part in the early automobile and racing industries
Richmond’s Gilded Age: The Grit Behind the Glitz
On November 2, 2017, Brian Burns delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Richmond’s Gilded Age: The Grit Behind the Glitz.”
In the aftermath of the...
Surviving the Titanic
The Kline Kar
The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown: The Sea Venture Castaways and the Fate of America
On April 16, 2009, Lorri Glover delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown: The Sea Venture Castaways and the Fate of...