Engraving of James Madison done between 1809 and 1817.
Is James Madison Still Speaking to Us About Religious Freedom?
James Madison is central to the religious liberty that we enjoy. It was Madison who drafted the language in Article 16 of the Virginia Declaration of Rights insisting that “all men are equally entitled to the free exercise of religion,” arguably the first written, legal guarantee of religious freedom.
New Digital Archive Will Preserve Historic Images, Documents of Virginia Indian Tribes, Thanks to Gift from Dominion
Charlottesville, VA: The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH) will receive a grant of $150,000 from the energy company, Dominion Resources, to build the Commonwealth’s only online historical and cultural archive about Virginia’s Indian communities. The grant matches an additional award from the Mary Morton Parsons Foundation of $75,000. Virginia Indian Heritage Online will be […]