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16,000 BCE to 1622 CE
1619: Jamestown and the Forging of American Democracy
On October 17, 2018, James Horn delivered the J. Harvie Wilkinson, Jr. Lecture, “1619: Jamestown and the Forging of American Democracy.”
1825 to 1860
1877 to 1924
2023 Hazel and Fulton Chauncey Lecture - The Jeffersonians
On July 19, 2023, historian and bestselling author, Kevin R. C. Gutzman, presented the 2023 Hazel and Fulton Chauncey Lecture. Before the consecutive...
A Beardless Boy of Seventeen Years
A Better Life for Their Children:
A Connected Legacy: John Marshall and George Washington
A Constitutional Commonwealth
On July 13, 2023, historian and author Brent Tarter lead a discussion of his new book, Constitutional History of Virginia, covering more than 300...
A Fiendish Murder: The Sad Saga of Charles and Susan Watkins
On April 22, 2020, historian John Long gave a virtual Banner Lecture that examined the trial of Charles Watkins for the murder of his wife, which was...
A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and Tragic History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke
On May 27, 2010, James Horn discussed his book A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and Tragic History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke.
In 1587, a small band...
A Landscape Saved: The Garden Club of Virginia at 100
A Life Rediscovered: The Story of Emily Winfree
A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters
On November 8, 2012, Scott Reynolds Nelson delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial...
A New Era in Building: Black Educational Activism in Goochland County, 1911–1932
Join historians Brian Daugherity and Alyce Miller for a lecture about Black educational activism in Goochland County in the early twentieth century....
A New Virginia
A Saga of the New South: Race, Law, and Public Debt in Virginia
On March 16, Brent Tarter delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “A Saga of the New South: Race, Law, and Public Debt in Virginia.”
A Saga of the New...
A. D. Price Funeral Establishment
In this video, Lauranett Lee, former Curator of African American History, discusses the A. D. Price Funeral Establishment, one of the oldest African...
Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade
On January 26, 2012, Maurie D. McInnis delivered a lecture entitled "Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade."
In 1853 Eyre Crowe, a young...