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A Fiendish Murder: The Sad Saga of Charles and Susan Watkins
On April 22, 2020, historian John Long gave a virtual Banner Lecture that examined the trial of Charles Watkins for the murder of his wife, which was...
A New Virginia
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...
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: Treasures from the Collection
Join members of the VMHC curatorial team as they tell their own stories about working with the museum’s remarkable collections, show rarely seen...
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
Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
Richmond’s part in the early automobile and racing industries
Richmond’s Gilded Age: The Grit Behind the Glitz
On November 2, 2017, Brian Burns delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Richmond’s Gilded Age: The Grit Behind the Glitz.”
In the aftermath of the...
Stonewall Jackson’s Little Sorrel
On September 14, 2017, Sharon B. Smith delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Stonewall Jackson's Little Sorrel.”
During the Civil War and throughout...
Surviving the Titanic
The Feud: The All-American, No-Holds-Barred, Blood-and-Guts Story of the Hatfields and McCoys
On June 20, 2013, Dean King delivered the 2013 Hazel and Fulton Chauncey Lecture at the Virginia Historical Society entitled "The Feud: The All...
The First Modern War?
The Kline Kar
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...