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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...
From Reel to Real Indians
On November 20, 2019, the VMHC presented a screening of the award-winning film Reel Injun (2009, 88 minutes) by Cree-Canadian filmmaker Neil Diamond....
Interpreting Historical Images
“Keep It a Holy Thing”: Lee Chapel’s Greatest Challenge
On August 2, 2018, David Cox delivered a banner lecture, “‘Keep It a Holy Thing’: Lee Chapel’s Greatest Challenge.”
The chapel that Robert E. Lee...
Lee and Grant
Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
Oysters in Virginia
Soul Liberty: The Evolution of Black Religious Politics in Postemancipation
That churches are one of the most important cornerstones of black political organization is a commonplace. In her new history of African American...
The Abduction of Pocahontas
The History Crisis in America: Myth and Reality
On July 9 at noon, Charles F. Bryan, Jr., delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The History Crisis in America: Myth and Reality."
The Lincolns, the Booths, and the Spirits: Two Families and the Otherworld in the Civil War
On September 8th, 2022, historian Terry Alford held a fascinating lecture about his newest book, In the Houses of Their Dead: The Lincolns, the Booths...
The Paradox of Robert Edward Lee
On June 1, 2017, at noon, David Cox delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The Paradox of Robert Edward Lee."
Robert E. Lee remains as controversial...