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A House Built of Virginia Stone
Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia in the years 1675 & 1676
Birthday Songs for George Washington
Bound to the Fire: How Virginia’s Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine
In grocery store aisles and kitchens across the country, smiling images of “Aunt Jemima” and other historical and fictional black cooks can be found...
Captivity and the British Subject in Colonial America
On August 11th, 2022, Catherine Ingrassia held a fascinating discussion of her latest book, “Domestic Captivity and the British Subject, 1660–1750.”...
Copies and Adaptations of de Bry
Curators At Home: Virginia Stories from the Underground Railroad
On June 5, 2020, VMHC Museum Collections Curator Dr. Karen A. Sherry presented this program as part of our Curators At Home Series presented by...
Curators at Work: Virginia's Brewed Past
Did you know that September includes holidays like “Crush a Can Day” and “National Drink Beer Day”? In recent years, Virginia’s craft beer scene has...
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...
Determined Traveling Exhibition
Fellow Travelers on the Road to Black Ned’s Forge by Turk McCleskey
On February 19 at noon, Turk McCleskey delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Fellow Travelers on the Road to Black Ned’s Forge.”
Edward Tarr, known...
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."
Fighting for America: The Struggle for Mastery in North America, 1519-1871 By Jeremy Black
In his latest book, prize-winning author Jeremy Black traces the competition for control of North America from the landing in 1519 of Spanish troops...