Courtesy of Library of Virginia.
Mon. Apr. 3 - Tue. Dec. 5
Where: Library of Virginia
800 E. Broad Street Richmond, VA
The Library of Virginia will tell the story of Virginia Prohibition and its legacy through an exciting exhibition and associated programming. Teetotalers & Moonshiners: Prohibition in Virginia, Distilled addresses the important and long-lasting effects of Prohibition on commonwealth and America.
Sat. Jun. 3 10:00am - 2:00pm
Where: Slover Library
235 E. Plume St., Norfolk, VA 23510
Indians of the Chesapeake Today and Yesterday Learn the true story of Pocahontas through presentations, readings, discussion and activities. Uncover how widely accepted misconceptions and stereotypes have rendered Indians of the Chesapeake nearly invisible.
Fri. Jun. 9 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Where: High Street Baptist Church
630 High Street Danville, VA 24541
Join VFH’s History United for a community event exploring Virginia’s history of segregation, integration and civil rights. The evening reception and talk (6:30-8:30 PM) will feature historian, and BackStory host Ed Ayers, who will discuss the evolution of segregation, disfranchisement, and resistance in Virginia and in the South from emancipation into the early 20th century.
Tue. Jul. 25 - Tue. Sep. 26
Where: Pittsylvania County History Research Center and Library
340 Whitehead Street, Chatham, Virginia 24531
Facilitated by Dr. Andrew Canady of the history faculty at Averett, this conversation focuses on the history of race as it influenced labor in the nation, the South, and our local community.