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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: A Letter is Worth a Thousand Words
This program from May 22, 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...
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...
Motives of Honor, Pleasure, and Profit: Plantation Management in the Colonial Chesapeake, 1607–1763
On April 21, 2011, Lorena S. Walsh delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Motives of Honor, Pleasure, and Profit: Plantation Management in the Colonial...