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There All Along

In recent years, there has been a greater effort to expand the way we commemorate and teach the Civil War by including the perspective of African Americans. But is there …

November 4, 2021 | 6:30PM – 8PM | Richmond
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Stamped from the Beginning

This fall, Virginia Beach Public Libraries is offering a series of programs that explore the legacy of racial injustice in the Hampton Roads and Virginia Beach areas. The series entitled Stamped …

November 3–18, 2021 | Virginia Beach, VA
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Using Tree-Ring Dating to Examine Historic Barns

Earlier this year, the Shenandoah County Historical Society completed a program to examine six historic barns using dendroarchaeology (tree-ring science). This science allows us to determine the year trees used …

October 26, 2021 | 7PM | Virtual
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Liberty is Sweet: A Conversation with Woody Holton

Join Encyclopedia Virginia editor Patricia Miller in conversation with Woody Holton about his much-anticipated new book Liberty is Sweet: The Hidden History of the American Revolution. In this sweeping reassessment of the American …

October 29, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | Zoom
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Edgar A. Long Book Launch

Edgar A. Long served as principal for the Christiansburg Institute from 1906 to 1923. The Christiansburg Institute was the first Black secondary school in Southwest Virginia. Although its 100-year history …

November 10, 2021 | 6PM | Shawsville
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Edgar A. Long Book Launch

Edgar A. Long served as principal for the Christiansburg Institute from 1906 to 1923. The Christiansburg Institute was the first Black secondary school in Southwest Virginia. Although its 100-year history …

October 6, 2021 | 6PM | Blacksburg
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Edgar A. Long Book Launch

Edgar A. Long served as principal for the Christiansburg Institute from 1906 to 1923. The Christiansburg Institute was the first Black secondary school in Southwest Virginia. Although its 100-year history …

September 29, 2021 | 6PM | Christiansburg
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Walter Reed’s Birthday Celebration

The Fairfield Foundation is hosting an open house, public archaeology dig, and community organization exhibits to celebrate the 170th anniversary of Walter Reed’s birth (September 13, 1851) at his birthplace …

September 11, 2021 | Gloucester, VA