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Locks Opened: EXTRA ORDINARY!

Master Storyteller Sheila Arnold shares the most extraordinary and death-defying escapes for freedom by fugitive enslaved people.

June 3, 2023 | 4PM | Portsmouth
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Locks Opened: CAUGHT!

Hear Master Storyteller Sheila Arnold share stories of those who were caught riding the Underground Railroad.

April 15, 2023 | 5PM | Yorktown
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Times Too Hard

Join us and the Library of Virginia as Arlisha Norwood, Ph.D., a Virginia Humanities Fellow at the Library, discusses her research exploring the experiences of single African American women in …

January 19, 2023 | 12PM | Online
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Juneteenth at Red Hill

Come and enjoy Juneteenth, Sunday, June 19, 2022, with free admission to Patrick Henry’s Red Hill.

June 19, 2022 | 1PM – 5PM | Brookneal
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There All Along

Join Reclaiming the Monument, the American Civil War Museum, and the Valentine on Friday, April 22, 2022, 6:00-9:00pm as they uncover untold truths and hidden histories of espionage, perseverance, and courage inside the Executive …

April 22, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | Richmond
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Reconstructed

Join the Fluvanna NAACP Branch on the last Saturday in February for a virtual discussion about the upcoming film Reconstructed:The Rebuilding of African American Communities Through Faith and Education. During …

February 26, 2022 | 7PM | Virtual
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1872 Forward: Celebrating Virginia Tech

1872 Forward: Celebrating Virginia Tech is a 3-day celebration that will bring to life how the past shapes the present and leads the university into the future.  Over the course of the …

March 24–26, 2022 | Blacksburg
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The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1812-1815

The Museum of Culpeper History will offer a free webinar on a little known and surprising chapter of history of slavery in Virginia on Thursday, January 20, at 5:00 PM. …

January 20, 2022 | 5PM | Online
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Beyond “Mary Bowser”: Researching & Writing a Biography of Black Activism in 19th-Century Virginia

How do historians discover and interpret the experiences of 19th-century African American women and men when most of the documents preserved in the Library of Virginia and other archives reflect …

December 1, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | Richmond, Virginia
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