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Birthday Songs for George Washington
Christmas in the Trenches
Copies and Adaptations of de Bry
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...
Establishing Religious Freedom: Jefferson’s Statute in Virginia
On July 24 at noon, Thomas E. Buckley delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Establishing Religious Freedom: Jefferson's Statute in Virginia."
Joy to the World: The Christmas Story by Visionary Painter Linda Bruton
“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...
Letters to Santa
Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown!
Movie Mythbusting: Liberty's Kids
Crossing the Delaware: a holiday classic... or was it? Learn the truth behind Washington's role in this historic event with this edition of Movie...
Movie Mythbusting: Thanksgiving
In this program with VMHC Education, learn about the myths and real history surrounding Thanksgiving in America.
Pocahontas – Religion and Faith (Pocahontas Symposium: Session 2)
Few figures from the American past are better known than the young Powhatan woman who has come down to us as “Pocahontas.” Her fame began in her own...
Recipes Remade | Malinda Russell's Drop Ginger Cake
The Recipes Remade video series explores Virginia's food and beverage history through the adaptation of historic recipes for the modern kitchen. Join...
Religion and the Marriage of Bazile & Bowcock
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 First Thanksgiving
On October 13, 2011, Graham Woodlief and Barbara Ramos delivered their lecture entitled "The First Thanksgiving."
Because of what they learned in...