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Contact and Conflict
Early Images of Virginia Indians: The William W. Cole Collection
Exploration of the New World
Fighting for America: The Struggle for Mastery in North America, 1519-1871
On March 28, 2012, Jeremy Black delivered a lecture entitled "Fighting for America: The Struggle for Mastery in North America, 1519–1871."
John Smith's "General History of Virginia"
In this video, former VMHC Vice President for Collections E. Lee Shepard discusses John Smith's The Generall Historie of Virginia, New England, and...
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...
Recovering History, Reclaiming the Present: The Apalachee Diaspora since the 16th Century
On April 7, 2022, Kimberly C. Borchard presented a lecture about the 500-year-old myth of Appalachian gold and its catastrophic consequences for the...
The Abduction of Pocahontas
The Great Chief Opechancanough and the War for America (Christian Lecture 2022)
Historian James Horn delivered the 2022 Stuart G. Christian, Jr. Lecture on the subject of his newest book, A Brave and Cunning Prince: The Great...
The History Crisis in America: Myth and Reality
On July 9 at noon, Charles F. Bryan, Jr., delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The History Crisis in America: Myth and Reality."