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A House Built of Virginia Stone
Arthur Ashe Jr.’s Family Tree: Tracing the Blackwell Family to 1735
Curators At Work: New to the Collection
Every year, the VMHC adds hundreds of items to its already vast collections. Some of these improve our understanding of Virginia’s history, while...
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...
For the Love of Beauty: The Collections of Lora and Claiborne Robins
“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
Rentals at Virginia House
Silver in Virginia
Silver in Virginia
Soul Liberty: The Evolution of Black Religious Politics in Postemancipation
That churches are one of the most important cornerstones of black political organization is a commonplace. In her new history of African American...
The Lincolns, the Booths, and the Spirits: Two Families and the Otherworld in the Civil War
On September 8th, 2022, historian Terry Alford held a fascinating lecture about his newest book, In the Houses of Their Dead: The Lincolns, the Booths...
The Material World of Eyre Hall: Four Centuries of Chesapeake History
On March 24, 2022, Carl R. Lounsbury delivered a lecture about four centuries of Chesapeake history as revealed through material world of Eyre Hall....
The Paradox of Robert Edward Lee
On June 1, 2017, at noon, David Cox delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The Paradox of Robert Edward Lee."
Robert E. Lee remains as controversial...