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 Mansion of the Confederacy.

Panelists include Ana Edwards, Kelly Hancock, and Stephanie Arduini (American Civil War Museum); Dr. Lauranett Lee (University of Richmond); and Justin Reid (Virginia Humanities).

The panel discussion will be followed by the unveiling of a new artwork by Miguel Carter-Fisher in collaboration with Reclaiming the Monument, and Untold RVA’s Keepers of the Light Ancestor Portal Ceremony.

This event is free and made possible by a grant from The Mellon Foundation Monuments Project.

Vanessa Adkins, right, is apprenticing under her cousin Jessica Canaday Stewart learning the finer points of traditional Chickahominy dancing. Photos taken at the Fall Festival and Pow Wow in Charles City on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.

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