Gen. Robert E. Lee

Reconstruction in Richmond advanced political and educational changes for blacks through the 1890s, but many of those gains evaporated as the federal government looked the other way more

Nov 9, 2015 12:39 PM Features

Who (or what) Richmond magazine readers want added to Richmond’s most recognizable street more

Sep 28, 2015 11:19 AM NEWS & FEATURES 2 Comments

A suggestion from Mayor Jones piqued our interest in which historical figures - and which of our current history-makers - Richmonders would honor with a Monument Avenue statue. more

Jul 1, 2015 1:00 PM News

Who deserves a spot on Richmond's famed Monument Avenue? Here are the figures you told us you'd like to see there. more

Jun 30, 2015 12:00 AM

A massive crowd gathered in Richmond 125 years ago to witness the unveiling of the Gen. Robert E. Lee Monument. Then, as now, the nation was divided on why -and if- it and other monuments of Confederate soldiers should have been erected. more

Jun 25, 2015 4:38 PM News

In this throwback to June 2007, Harry Kollatz, Jr. spent a little quality time with the bronzed Marble Man. more

Jun 25, 2015 11:04 AM Arts


Library of Congress archives

A preview events around town that guide us through the seminal moments of the war’s conclusion — exploring our shared history and what it means to us as Richmonders and as a nation. more

Mar 30, 2015 10:30 AM Features

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