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...

Governor Northam Announces $5 Million Gift To Virginia War Memorial Foundation

Retired Richmond Businessman and Philanthropist C. Kenneth Wright Honored For His Philanthropy Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has announced that the Virginia War Memorial Foundation (VWMF) is...

Pamplin Historical Park Offers $1 Admission this Summer

Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is offering $1.00 general daily admission throughout the summer until Labor Day,...

It Was One Historic Celebration!

For nearly twenty years, a giant party overtook Richmond each June. Founded in 1976 to celebrate the arts, the June Jubilee was coordinated by the...

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...