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  • George Washington Plat
    Behind the Scenes Tour
    Date
    Saturday, March 25
    Time
    10:30am12:00pm
    Cost
    $10 to $17
    Join us on a behind the scenes tour as Lee Shepard, Vice President for Collections at the Virginia Historical Society, shows some of the historical society’s most remarkable manuscripts.
  • Dolley Madison
    Behind the Scenes Tour
    Date
    Saturday, May 13
    Time
    10:30am12:00pm
    Cost
    $10 to $17
    Join us on a behind the scenes tour as we examine the lives of individual Virginia mothers and explore how society’s concept of motherhood has changed over time—from the cult of republican motherhood to the challenges of present-day working mothers.
  • Wagon
    Behind the Scenes Tour
    Date
    Saturday, July 29
    Time
    10:30am12:00pm
    Cost
    $10 to $17
    Join us on a behind the scenes tour as we examine letters, maps, and other primary sources related to westward migration.
  • Behind the Scenes Tour
    Date
    Saturday, September 30
    Time
    10:30am12:00pm
    Cost
    $10 to $17
    Join us as we explore themes of urbanization, social change, and politics represented by the rarely displayed photograph, manuscript, and museum collections of the Virginia Historical Society.
  • Battle Ironclads
    Behind the Scenes Tour
    Date
    Saturday, November 18
    Time
    10:30am12:00pm
    Cost
    $10 to $17
    This program will explore Virginia’s martial maritime past, examining naval clashes like the battle of the Chesapeake and the battle of Hampton Roads as well as the transformation of Norfolk into the world’s largest Navy base during the twentieth century.