Wilderness Road Museum, Virginia Tech, and the Pulaski County VA250 committee are excited to announce a VA250 Virginia Humanities Grant sponsoring free summer field trips for 4th and 5th grade …
Learn about the history and achievements of Roanoke’s storied Gainsboro community as featured in the exhibition David Ramey: Gainsboro Road and Beyond, supported in part by a grant from Virginia Humanities.
Family secrets, dark money, and gathering storms define the new thrillers from Tara Laskowski and E.A. Aymar.
Vietnam veteran Wayne Karlin brings the surreal nature of war to life in his story collection, “Memorial Days: Viet Nam Stories, 1973-2022.”
Hear from author Marlon James, who has won high praise for his Dark Star Trilogy—which Entertainment Weekly describes as “drenched in African myth and folklore.”
Journalist Beth Macy unveils the raw, human side of the opioid crisis, from its beginnings in small-town Virginia and its stratospheric rise, to the everyday heroes fighting to save lives ten years on.
Join Patrick Henry’s 5th-great-grandson, Patrick Henry Jolly, on Valentine’s Day for a live virtual discussion on the love life of Patrick Henry.
A mother and daughter must plan their escape from enslavement after learning they are about to be sold and separated forever.
The exhibit celebrates the Marquis as an individual and the belief in freedom and democracy shared by those he fought alongside in the American Revolution.
This virtual panel will explore contributions by African Americans, women, Indigenous people and members of the LGBTQ+ community to the American Revolution.
Dr. Gaila Sims, Curator of African American History and Special Projects at Fredericksburg Area Museum, will speak about the Marquis’s abolitionist influences and his beliefs on the institution of slavery.