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...

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...

Women’s Rights in Virginia

Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex....

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...

Center of Retail Attention

For much of Richmond’s history, all travel between Williamsburg and Charlottesville was dependent on one downtown street. Broad Street, named H Street until 1844, was...

Where the Past Comes Alive!

With pass-holder access to Historic Colonial Williamsburg, my family and I make frequent trips to one of the largest living history museums in Virginia,...

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