Virginia history

In libraries, attics and basements across the commonwealth, report cards, high school newspapers, yearbooks and other material from Virginia’s desegregation era lie forgotten. The DOVE project wants them. more

Jun 3, 2016 12:16 PM Education

The 2004 charter change bequeathed Wilder, Jones and... more

Mar 1, 2016 4:06 PM History 1 Comments

In Central Virginia, many adventures in history are just down the road more

Feb 18, 2016 9:44 AM Travel

This writer received an invitation from Preservation Virginia to Bacon's Castle for presentation to the public, perhaps for the first time, the written declaration of love of Dr. Robert Emmet Robinson for his wife, Indiana Allen Henley Robinson. more

Feb 4, 2016 4:04 PM Arts

The Richmond-filmed PBS series "Mercy Street" strives for accuracy in its portrayal of medicine as practiced in the Civil War era. more

Jan 14, 2016 3:33 PM Health

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Speakers at a Thursday afternoon press conference, organized by the Defenders for Freedom, Justice & Equality, touted an alternative proposal to memorialize Shockoe Bottom’s slave-trading history that expands beyond the Lumpkin’s Jail site. more

Dec 10, 2015 3:30 PM News

Emancipation was not a magic wand. Enormous resistance greeted the incorporation of African-Americans into the national structure — in particular, its educational system. A new exhibit at the Library of Virginia explores this period in history. more

Jul 1, 2015 12:15 PM Arts

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