"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
William Byrd II
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Discover Charles Peale Polk's painting of George Washington.

George Washington
Thanks Bill Miller @firehouserva for our new evening look, inspired by the special exhibition #TOYSatVHS t.co/l0uoWv3EfU

Traveling Exhibitions

Traveling exhibitions are Virginia Historical Society exhibitions located at other venues.  These exhibitions are not on display at the Virginia Historical Society. The VHS is currently booking venues for Civil War Journey: The Maps and Sketches of Private Robert Sneden. Any interested museums should contact Rebecca A. Rose, Registrar, with a facility report at rrose@vahistorical.org or 804.342.9679.

This traveling exhibition features eyewitness accounts and images by Union soldier Robert Knox Sneden (1832–1918).
Find out more about Civil War Journey: The Maps and Sketches of Private Robert Sneden
Rebel Prison in Savannah, Ga., 1864