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"That part of America, now called Virginia"
A Chat with Willie and Woody
On August 10, 2016, veteran Richmond Times-Dispatch sports columnist Paul Woody, and Hall of Famer Willie Lanier gave a Banner Lecture.
A House Built of Virginia Stone
A Landscape Saved
A Landscape Saved: The Garden Club of Virginia at 100
A Native Son Comes Home: The Life and Legacy of Arthur Ashe
On July 23 at noon, Eric Hall delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “A Native Son Comes Home: The Life and Legacy of Arthur Ashe.”
Audubon's Viviparous Quadrapeds
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...
Changing the Commonwealth with Crayons
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...
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...
Facts & Legends of Sports in Richmond
On July 14, Brooks Smith and Wayne Dementi delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Facts & Legends of Sports in Richmond."
Basing their presentation...
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.