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Echoes of the past reverberate throughout Central Virginia. Sites of historic interest abound around every corner and down every ... more

Jan 31, 2017 7:00 AM ENTERTAINMENT

Perhaps no more colorful a character has ever lived in the Richmond area than adventurer, soldier and entrepreneur, John Cussons. more

Jan 19, 2017 11:32 AM FEATURES

Any discussion of the history of Richmond-area theaters must, by law (I guess), include mention of the Mosque and the Byrd ... more

Jan 16, 2017 9:48 AM FEATURES

Hollywood Cemetery is more than a burial spot. It’s also a park, a garden and an outdoor art museum. It’s “a special landscape,” says tour guide Kathryn Whittington, adding that the cemetery’s encompassing background also extends to the people ... more

Nov 14, 2016 11:41 AM My Town

Even in a region steeped in history, Hanover County can seem particularly fertile ground for those eager to engage with the past. Art Taylor, a member of the Hanover County Historical Society moved to Hanover in the 1970s though his family’s ... more

Jul 15, 2016 11:35 AM ENTERTAINMENT

As day dawned in Eastern Tennessee on December 7, 1941, likely none of the several hundred families living in the valley that encompassed portions of Roane and Anderson Counties had any idea that the events unfolding on the Hawaiian island of ... more

Jul 10, 2016 7:55 AM TRAVEL

Since its construction in 1859, the Dabbs House has seen its share of visitors and played varied and surprising roles that reflect the meandering course of history. In its current iteration, the Dabbs House illuminates that rich past as a museum ... more

May 7, 2016 9:15 AM ENTERTAINMENT

Chesterfield History Lectures: Figures from the Past

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) presents its ninth annual winter lecture series, every other Friday at 7 p.m. from Jan. 8 through March 18. The 9th annual CHSV Winter Lecture Series takes place in the Community Hall at ... more

Jan 8, 2016 7:00 AM ENTERTAINMENT

Among bragging rights claimed by the commonwealth, the title “Birthplace of Presidents” provides both historic pride and an enjoyable, educational travel itinerary. In Virginia, we can boast eight native sons who were elected ... more

Jan 5, 2016 12:00 PM TRAVEL

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