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Learn about how the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia helped women gain the right to vote.

Equal Suffrage League of Virginia
Jeff Boedeker, Justin Reid, & Marshall Rea: Virginia Voices public meeting @MotonMuseum Farmville today, noon 4/19/14 t.co/PQYWsg3x3h

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Limited parking at the VHS due to construction

Please arrive in  time to find parking in the VMFA deck, in the lot behind St Mark’s Church on Colonial Avenue, or on the street. Remember, for VMFA members, the deck is free.

Explore Virginia history with VHS programming. Ranging from award-winning speakers at our Banner Lecture series to our family activities, our calendar of events includes programming for everyone.

Interested in learning more about the different programs we offer? Click on programs and activities to find any that might interest you. Do you just want to see what events are happening on a particular day? View our calendar for a list of daily programs and activities.

Are you a VHS member? Members receive free or discounted tickets to many of our events, including our monthly Banner Lecture series. Become a member today!


From lectures and classes to teacher workshops and family activities, VHS has something for everyone.
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Explore Virginia history with VHS programming. We have something for everyone!
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