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Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia in the years 1675 & 1676
Copies and Adaptations of de Bry
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...
George Washington's Land Plat
In this video, former VMHC Vice President for Collections E. Lee Shepard discusses George Washington's 1749 survey.
George Washington, Land Surveyor
Interpreting Historical Images
Invented Scenes for Narratives
Jamestown, the Truth Revealed (Chauncey Lecture 2017)
On July 19, 2017, Dr. William M. Kelso delivered the Hazel and Fulton Chauncey Lecture entitled “Jamestown, the Truth Revealed.”
What was life...
Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
Native Southerners: The Indigenous People Who Made and Remade the South
On May 9, 2019, Gregory D. Smithers delivered the Banner Lecture, “Native Southerners: The Indigenous People Who Made and Remade the South.”
Oysters in Virginia
Pocahontas and the Powhatan Nation
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 French and Indian War
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."
Virginia’s Traffic in the Atlantic World
Washington at the Plow: The Founding Farmer and the Question of Slavery
On December 9, 2021, historian Bruce A. Ragsdale presented a lecture about his book, Washington at the Plow: The Founding Farmer and the Question of...
Werowocomoco and Fairfield Plantation: Rediscovering the Forgotten Landscapes of Gloucester County
On April 2, 2009, David Brown and Thane Harpole delivered this lecture entitled “Werowocomoco and Fairfield Plantation: Rediscovering the Forgotten...