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Before It Was Virginia: Setting the Stage
On March 16, 2012, Helen C. Rountree delivered a lecture entitled "Before It Was Virginia: Setting the Stage."
When English settlers arrived here...
Captain John Smith
Contact and Conflict
Curators At Home: From the Vault
This program from May 1, 2020, is part of our Curators At Home Series taped by curatorial staff members from their own homes as they worked remotely...
Curators at Work: Pocahontas's Virginia
The Virginia Company that sponsored the Jamestown settlement arranged for Pocahontas to travel to England in 1616. The purpose was to show her off as...
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...
Determined Traveling Exhibition
Early Images of Virginia Indians: The William W. Cole Collection
Exploration of the New World
Interpreting Historical Images
Invented Scenes for Narratives
Learning History from a Charred Corn Cob
Life Portrait of Pocahontas
Lonely Colonist Seeks Wife: Rediscovering the History of America’s First Mail-Order Brides by Marcia Zug
On March 2, Marcia Zug delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Lonely Colonist Seeks Wife: Rediscovering the History of America’s First Mail-Order Brides...