Our First Families! The Story of Virginia Indians

If there’s one takeaway Virginia Indians want you to glean from this article, it is this: We are here. To this day, I have people...

Why “Fresh Paint” at the VMHC is a Must-See for RVA Families

After much deliberation, it’s impossible for me to say which of the indoor wall-sized murals on display at the Virginia Museum of History &...

The Valentine’s “Controversy/History” Series Returns November 6

Controversy/History, a free community conversations series that debuted at the Valentines last year, returns on November 6. The series will be co-hosted by Valentine Director Bill...

VMHC’s Collectible Holiday Ornament Commemorates New Name

Just in time for the holidays, and to commemorate their first year with a new institutional name, the Virginia Museum of History & Culture...

The SCOTUS Case that Never Was

It was September 1965. Three male college students went to register for classes in Richmond, only to be denied. The administration informed them that...

Free Weekend of RVA History Includes 20 Sites for Families

Download your Time Time Travelers Passport today and enjoy fourteen historic sites throughout Richmond, September 22 and 23.  Tourists and locals alike are invited to discover the area’s...

Lindbergh’s Historic Layover

In May of 1927, Charles Lindbergh completed the first solo flight across the ocean. The 3,500-mile trip from Long Island to Paris – made...

Best of RVA! Staycation Adventures

Funny story. Not funny ha-ha, funny stupid. For years, I lived about fifty minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge. I walked the wide, inviting...

Monument Avenue Commission Releases Official Report

The Monument Avenue Commission has completed a yearlong review and public engagement process examining the Confederate statuary of Monument Avenue and submitted its report...

Swimming Made Waves

By the end of the Civil War, the James River and its tributaries were too polluted with industrial waste for swimming. Desperate for relief during...