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2022 Stuart G. Christian, Jr. Lecture: The Great Chief Opechancanough and the War for America
On April 20, 2022, historian James Horn delivered the 2022 Stuart G. Christian, Jr. Lecture about his book, A Brave and Cunning Prince: The Great...
Airship ROMA: A Forgotten Tragedy
On February 9, Nancy E. Sheppard delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Airship ROMA: A Forgotten Tragedy.”
In March 1921, Maj. John G. Thornell and...
Arming the Commonwealth
Contact and Conflict
Doing Their Bit: The Surprising Role of Virginians in the Great War
On February 22, 2018, Lynn Rainville delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Doing Their Bit: The Surprising Role of Virginians in the Great War.”
Exploration of the New World
Eye of the Storm: The Civil War Drawings of Robert Knox Sneden
Fighting for America: The Struggle for Mastery in North America, 1519-1871
On March 28, 2012, Jeremy Black delivered a lecture entitled "Fighting for America: The Struggle for Mastery in North America, 1519–1871."
“Haven of Safety”: The Kaiser’s Courteous Pirates in Hampton Roads
On March 22, 2018 , Gregory J. Hansard delivered Banner Lecture at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture entitled “‘Haven of Safety’: The Kaiser’s...
Historic Disasters of Richmond
On January 18 at 5:30 p.m., Walter S. Griggs, Jr. delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Historic Disasters of Richmond.”
Richmond has had its share...
Jacob L. "JL" Morewitz
John Smith's "General History of Virginia"
In this video, former VMHC Vice President for Collections E. Lee Shepard discusses John Smith's The Generall Historie of Virginia, New England, and...
Lee and Grant
Lee and Grant By William M.S. Rasmussen
On November 1, 2007, William M. S. Rasmussen delivered a lecture in conjunction with the exhibition, Lee and Grant.
The two great opposing military...
Meuse-Argonne, 1918: The Battle That Ended World War I
On September 17, 2009, Edward G. Lengel delivered a lecture on his book Meuse-Argonne, 1918: The Battle That Ended World War I.
After four years of...
Mosher's Memoir: WWI from a Virginia Soldier's Point of View
Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
Ocracoke: The Pearl of the Outer Banks
On August 8, 2013, Ray McAllister delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Ocracoke: The Pearl of the Outer Banks."
The Outer Banks have enticed...
On Hallowed Ground: The Story of Arlington National Cemetery By Robert Poole
On February 18, 2010, Robert Poole delivered a lecture on his book On Hallowed Ground: The Story of Arlington National Cemetery.
In his new book...