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A Beardless Boy of Seventeen Years
Arming the Commonwealth
Before the War
Conclusion - Did the Civil War End at Appomattox?
Curators At Home: Virginia Stories from the Underground Railroad
On June 5, 2020, VMHC Museum Collections Curator Dr. Karen A. Sherry presented this program as part of our Curators At Home Series presented by...
Curators at Work: Paving the Way: Desegregating Transportation in Virginia
Transportation was not merely a way to move about the state or country. The ability to travel across the United States became highly restricted as...
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...
Determined Traveling Exhibition
Diary of William Gwathmey, 1859
Eye of the Storm: The Civil War Drawings of Robert Knox Sneden
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."
From Marshall to Moussaoui: Federal Justice in the Eastern District of Virginia
On February 5, 2015, John O. Peters, author of "From Marshall to Moussaoui: Federal Justice in the Eastern District of Virginia," was interviewed by...
Gerrymanders: How Redistricting Has Protected Slavery, White Supremacy, and Partisan Minorities in Virginia
On January 9, 2020, Brent Tarter presented a Banner Lecture about his most recent book, Gerrymanders: How Redistricting Has Protected Slavery, White...
Hampton Roads Murder and Mayhem: The Darker Side of the Tidewater
On March 14, 2019, Nancy E. Sheppard delivered the Banner Lecture, “Hampton Roads Murder and Mayhem: The Darker Side of the Tidewater.”
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...
In the True Blue’s Wake: Slavery and Freedom among the Families of Smithfield Plantation
On July 14th, 2022, historian Daniel Thorp held a lecture about his latest book, In The True Blue’s Wake: Slavery and Freedom among the Families of...
Lee and Grant By William M.S. Rasmussen
On November 1, 2007, William M. S. Rasmussen delivered a lecture in conjunction with the exhibition, Lee and Grant.
The two great opposing military...