The Park with a Rich Past

In 1908, the publisher of the Richmond Times-Dispatch died. The next year, Joseph Bryan’s widow bought a 262-acre estate called Rosewood and gave it...

Connecting Communities: RVA and Puerto Rico

Looking out the jet window at the island below, Thomas Irving had no idea what to expect when the plane finally landed in storm-ravaged...

Civil War and Emancipation Day to be held at Chimborazo on April 7

On Saturday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Richmond’s Journey, a collaborative of the area’s cultural, historical, educational, and tourism institutions, invites...

Young History Lovers Should Make VMHC’s WWI Exhibit a Multi-gen Field Trip

Culturally, the United States tends to forget the Great War in favor of its bigger, bolder, historical sequel, World War II. That war began...

Art History Exhibit for Families Will Wow Horse-lovers and Greek Mythology Fans

One of my favorite books from childhood currently is on a bookshelf in my college dorm room. Titled simply Greek Myths, the book shows...

Free Weekend of RVA History Includes 19 Sites for Families

Download your Time Time Travelers Passport today and enjoy fourteen historic sites throughout Richmond, March 24 and 25.  Tourists and locals alike are invited to discover the area’s...

Film Fever Hits Richmond

At Work on the Set Ashley Fetterman didn’t get to sleep in very often over the past six months. As the makeup department head for...

New Name for Virginia Historical Society

The Virginia Historical Society was established in 1831, and has hosted countless history lovers over the years from around the world. This year marks...

Hands-on with the Good Book

There’s a new reason to visit Washington, D.C. – one of biblical proportions. In November 2017, the Museum of the Bible opened its towering...

Robert E. Lee’s Place in Richmond

As long as Richmonders have commemorated their past, disagreement has shaped how that past should be memorialized – if at all. The effort to...