"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
William Byrd II
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Van de Vyver Institute Diploma
Stories at the Museum, Saturday, 9/20/14. Free & open to all ages. Please use the new Learning Center entrance off Kensington. #rvakids #rva

Current VMHB issue

Virginia Magazine of History and Biography

Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, vol. 122, no. 2Volume 122 / 2

  • Seizing the Past: Revolutionary Memory and the Civil War in Yorktown, by Sarah Goldberger, pp. 98–127

  • Variety Shows, Minstrelsy, and Social Aesthetics during the Virginia Encampment of 1863–64, by James A. Davis, pp. 128–55

  • Restored and Vindicated: The Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1864, by Sara B. Bearss, pp. 156–81

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