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"That part of America, now called Virginia"
A House Built of Virginia Stone
A Landscape Saved
A Landscape Saved: The Garden Club of Virginia at 100
Audubon's Viviparous Quadrapeds
Bound to the Fire: How Virginia’s Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine
In grocery store aisles and kitchens across the country, smiling images of “Aunt Jemima” and other historical and fictional black cooks can be found...
Byrd's Line: A Natural History
On March 16, 2012, Stephen C. Ausband delivered a lecture entitled "Byrd's Line: A Natural History."
This lecture was session one of "From the...
Curators at Work: “Walking Off the War:” Veterans on the Appalachian Trail
As you commemorate America’s servicemen and women on Veterans Day, you probably don’t think about the Appalachian Trail, the 2,200-mile hiking route...
Curators at Work: Natural Bridge
Thomas Jefferson purchased Natural Bridge from the king of England in 1774 in order to guarantee its preservation. When he encouraged Americans and...
Curators at Work: The Watercolor in Virginia
The Watercolor in Virginia: A Survey of Paintings from the Present and the Past
One way that the VMHC records culture (the customs, arts, social...
Curators at Work: Virginia's Brewed Past
Did you know that September includes holidays like “Crush a Can Day” and “National Drink Beer Day”? In recent years, Virginia’s craft beer scene has...
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...
Eco-History of the Tidewater: The Long View
On March 16, 2012, Roy T. Sawyer delivered a lecture entitled "Eco-History of the Tidewater: The Long View." This lecture was session five of "From...
From Richmond to France: Images and Stories of Richmond and Her World War I Soldiers
On July 12, 2018, Kitty Snow delivered the banner lecture, “From Richmond to France: Images and Stories of Richmond and Her World War I Soldiers.”...
George Washington's Land Plat
In this video, former VMHC Vice President for Collections E. Lee Shepard discusses George Washington's 1749 survey.
Hatteras Island: Keeper of the Outer Bank By Ray McAllister
On July 23, 2009, Ray McAllister delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Hatteras Island: Keeper of the Outer Banks.”
The Outer Banks have enticed...