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Partners in Philanthropy

Join us for a series of webinars intended to expose and educate the public to the significance of partnerships between the Rosenwald and Jeanes Funds, Dr. Booker T. Washington and …

December 16, 2021
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The Virginia Lewis & Clark Trail: Why, How, Where?

On Wednesday, August 11 at 7pm, Peggy Crosson, President of the Virginia Lewis & Clark Legacy Trail, will speak on Botetourt County’s connection to the Lewis & Clark exploration of …

August 11, 2021 | 7PM | Roanoke, VA
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Botetourt County: 250+1 Years of Delight

A series of four lectures on various aspects of Botetourt County’s early history will be presented at the Historical Society of Western Virginia and O. Winston Link Museum in connection …

June 30 – September 16, 2021 | Roanoke, VA
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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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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 | Brookneal, VA
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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