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"Hidden Figure" of GPS (Commonwealth Classroom)
In this virtual event on February 19, 2021, VMHC Curator Karen Sherry led audiences in a conversation with Dr. Gladys West. Dr. West, a Dinwiddie...
2022 Stuart G. Christian, Jr. Lecture: The Great Chief Opechancanough and the War for America
On April 20, 2022, historian James Horn delivered the 2022 Stuart G. Christian, Jr. Lecture about his book, A Brave and Cunning Prince: The Great...
A House Built of Virginia Stone
A Life Rediscovered: The Story of Emily Winfree
Agents of Change
Agents of Change Traveling Exhibition
American City, Southern Place: Richmond on the Eve of War
On March 10, 2011, Gregg Kimball delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "American City, Southern Place: Richmond on the Eve of War."
As a city of the...
Arthur Ashe Jr.’s Family Tree: Tracing the Blackwell Family to 1735
Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia in the years 1675 & 1676
Becoming an Author: Amélie Rives’s Audacious Entrance into Publishing by Jane Censer Turner
On April 28, 2022, historian Jane Turner Censer presented a lecture about the literary career of Amélie Rives.
By 1890, Amélie Rives was well-known...
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...
Breaking the Silence: League of Wives Panel Discussion
The formation of the National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia is a national story with strong ties to Virginia...
Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington
On May 12 at noon, Cokie Roberts delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington By Cokie Roberts."...