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Appalachian Revolution: Explore the Revolutionary War on the 250th Anniversary. Free Summer Field Trips for 4th-5th Graders in the NRV.Event

Appalachian Revolution: A Summer Experience

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 …

June 3 – July 31, 2024 | Dublin
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Red Hill Rediscovered: “Pretty Young Rebel” Book Talk with Flora Fraser

Join Red Hill-Patrick Henry National Memorial and Dr. Jim Ambuske for a live virtual discussion with author Flora Fraser on her latest biography, “Pretty Young Rebel: The Life of Flora MacDonald.”

May 31, 2023 | 1PM – 2PM | Online
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Rage, Resistance & Response in The Infamous Rosalie

Join Ima Hicks, Assistant Professor of Languages and Literature at Virginia Union University, for “Rage, Resistance & Response in The Infamous Rosalie,” a talk highlighting the research she conducted on the novel as a Virginia Humanities HBCU Scholars Fellow.

June 15, 2023 | 1PM – 2:30PM | Richmond
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Challenging Slavery in the Courtroom: A Question of Freedom

In partnership with the Maryland Center for the Book at Maryland Humanities, the Virginia Center for the Book at Virginia Humanities presents William G. Thomas III as he shares his …

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May 3, 2021 | 7PM – 8PM | VIRTUAL
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Historical Fiction: Rachel Beanland, Brian Castleberry & Lauren Francis-Sharma

Novelists Rachel Beanland (Florence Adler Swims Forever), Brian Castleberry (Nine Shiny Objects), and Lauren Francis-Sharma (Book of the Little Axe) discuss their sweeping works of historical fiction, ranging from 18th-century Trinidad to 20th-century America, and grappling with colonialism, family secrets, racism, and questions of belief.

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March 18, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | VIRTUAL
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Colonial Foodways Virtual Cooking Demonstration

Join us and our friends at Stratford Hall for the next Colonial Foodways program featuring Justin Cherry, who will demonstrate baking in a clay oven and feature recipes from colonial …

November 24, 2020 | 7PM – 9PM | Online
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