It Was a History-Making Hurricane

On August 17, 1969, a rare category 5 hurricane hit Mississippi and tracked north as it weakened into a tropical depression. Hurricane Camille, however, took...

Historic Daddy and Daughter Dance

The first African American governor in United States history, L. Douglas Wilder was born in Richmond’s Church Hill district in 1931. There, he was...

Peace Center Names Ram Bhagat 2016 Peacemaker of the Year

The Richmond Peace Education Center has announced it will recognize Ram Bhagat, Ed.D., as the 2016 Peacemaker of the Year. A longtime educator and community...

What Does Memorial Day Truly Mean? Attend Virginia War Memorial’s Ceremony

The 60th Annual Commonwealth’s Memorial Day Ceremony will be held Monday, May 30 at ten o’clock at the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond.Speakers will include...

Women’s Work in Richmond

In the days when it wasn’t considered proper to work or earn money, widowhood or other circumstances in which men weren’t in the picture...

Lawmaking Update for RVA

If you got a little lost in all the media coverage about the General Assembly dealing with hospitals, guns, and judge appointments during the...

Unearthing Historic Treasure

For nearly three centuries, the James River has been vital to Richmond’s economic growth. From hydropower to shipping to beer production to recreation and tourism,...

Do You Know a Hero Honored At Virginia War Memorial in Richmond?

 Virginia War Memorial Seeks Photos and Information About Heroes Honored At SiteAt the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond, there are over 12,000 names of Virginia men and...

Sit-In for Civil Rights in Richmond

By New Year’s Day of 1960, Richmond remained a segregated city. Most aspects of daily life for African Americans, from education to entertainment to shopping,...

The Virginia War Memorial

Veteran, husband, father, grandfather, and former president of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Hugh Keogh graduated from UVA on an ROTC scholarship. Following a...

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