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Rock Castle Home – Blue Ridge Premiere

On May 20 and May 29, the 2021 festival-winning film Rock Castle Home, created by filmmaker Charlie D. Thompson, is hosting two premiere screening events, both open to the public with …

May 20–29, 2021 | 6:30PM – 7PM
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Making Reconstruction Count

Presented by Virginia Africana Associates in partnership with Virginia Humanities. About the Talk The era of Reconstruction is hard to teach, in part because it’s complicated and in part because …

June 18, 2021 | 11AM | Online
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The Other Madisons with Bettye Kearse

The Virginia Festival of the Book in partnership with Encyclopedia Virginia presents Dr. Bettye Kearse and a discussion of her book, The Other Madisons: The Lost History of a President’s …

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May 20, 2021 | 12PM – 12:45PM | VIRTUAL
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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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This Is Us: Preserving Our Church Histories

On April 17 and April 24, join Virginia Humanities grantee Literacy InterActives, Inc. for two webinars on the historic preservation of churches and church culture in Virginia.

April 17, 2021 | 11AM – 1PM
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Quarter Place Cemetery Dedication & Remembrance Ceremony

Join Patrick Henry’s Red Hill and members of the local African American community in a dedication of the Quarter Place Cemetery in remembrance of the enslaved population of Red Hill and their descendants.

June 5, 2021 | 11AM – 4PM
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This Is Us: Preserving Our Church Histories

On April 17 and April 24, join Virginia Humanities grantee Literacy InterActives, Inc. for two webinars on the historic preservation of churches and church culture in Virginia.

April 24, 2021 | 11AM – 1PM