History of Virginia
28AUG 2016
Important events in Virginia

Important events in Virginia

Finals Weekend is fast approaching, and we enjoy your participation in this really special week-end for University of Virginia community. Kindly take minutes to review crucial faculty guidelines and scheduling information about the week-end s festivities. If you are a faculty member and enthusiastic…
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23AUG 2016
Virginia colony food

Virginia colony food

Explore Centuries-Old Cooking and Preservation methods at Jamestown Settlement & Yorktown Victory Center Long before microwaves, electric stoves and fridges, food ended up being prepared in clay pots and iron kettles over hot coals and maintained by smoking cigarettes, sodium healing and pickling. This Thanksgiving getaway, explore foodways of seventeenth- and 18th-century…

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18AUG 2016
Richmond VA Historical Sites

Richmond VA Historical Sites

The Richmond Region has actually even more Civil War & Emancipation websites than anywhere else when you look at the country. Commemorate the 150th wedding anniversaries regarding the US Civil War and end of American slavery on April 6, 2013 at Civil War and Emancipation Day. Learn about and visit the sites of Richmond s 1863 Bread Riot, Lincoln s stop by at Richmond…

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13AUG 2016
History of Richmond, Virginia

History of Richmond, Virginia

Explore the spot s suffering Legacy through our Richmond Tourism Guide Enjoy above 400 several years of American heritage - all at one time - with a visit to your historical Richmond Region. Tour the website of several of this country s most crucial moments of all time. Patrick Henry s famous provide me liberty or provide me personally death speech. The previous money for…

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08AUG 2016
Colonial Virginia Facts

Colonial Virginia Facts

Go beyond the stereotypes and find out more about living of Martha Washington. From mother to very first Lady, read about her many essential roles. Martha was born on June 2, 1731 at Chestnut Grove plantation in New Kent County, Virginia, which is roughly 35 miles from the colonial money of Williamsburg. Martha was the initial of eight young ones born to John Dandridge and…

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03AUG 2016
Virginia History Day

Virginia History Day

It’s easy to consider the Virginia surroundings of past through a filter – to see the differences between after that and now, for better or for worse. Yet regardless of the troves of academic product in the everyday life regarding the early Virginia settler, and despite (or as a result of) the truly amazing living history internet sites within Virginia, we come across the records…

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29JUL 2016
Virginia Historical Society (Richmond)

Virginia Historical Society (Richmond)

Ladies in Virginia Over the last few years regarding the 1800s, life for Virginian women had been very similar as it was for women across America. White males were minds of these homes, and exercised full authority over their particular dependents. Because Virginia had been a predominantly farming culture, many women lived and labored on facilities. Unlike their particular…

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24JUL 2016
Virginia Facts and Trivia

Virginia Facts and Trivia

Proclaimed Virginia’s state flower in 1918 Botanical title: Cornus florida Common brands: Boxwood American Dogwood trivia: puppies suffering from mange were treated using a wash produced by boiling the dogwood’s bark, therefore the tree’s name Couple of says can claim their particular condition rose ended up being a popular of just one of American’s founding fathers; Virginia…

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19JUL 2016
V&A Museum

V&A Museum

10.00 - 17.45 everyday 10.00 - 22.00 Friday (reduced gallery spaces after 18.00) Events close fifteen minutes just before Museum closing times. Shut 24, 25 and 26 December The tunnel entrance to the V&A is available from 10.00 - 17.40 Saturday to Thursday and 10.00 - 20.00 on Fridays. 10.00 -17.15 day-to-day 10.00-21.30 Fridays Young ones eat free during October half-term…

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