Calendar of Events

Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 1:00pm
Historic Tredegar
Uncover the amazing true story of five boys who were kidnapped in the North and smuggled into slavery in the Deep South—and their daring attempt to escape and bring their captors to justice.
Let's Talk: Lost Cause
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 6:00pm
White House of the Confederacy
The Lost Cause shaped how generations of people have both remembered history and understood their present lives, but its vision of the past isn't accurate. Join a small group conversation that explores the new exhibit, House of the Lost Cause,...
History Happy Hour RVA: Enough to Vote
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 6:30pm
Bottoms Up Pizza | 1700 Dock Street, Richmond, VA 23223
The war to end slavery was won with the passage of the 13th Amendment, but the struggle for suffrage raged on. Voting rights, political power, and “simply justice” were joined to produce the Last Act of Reconstruction. Speaker: Joseph...
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 9:30am
Library of Virginia | 800 E Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219
The 2020 Symposium features lectures by William C. “Jack” Davis of Virginia Tech; Dr. Gary Gallagher of the University of Virginia; Dr. Tamika Nunley of Oberlin College; Dr. Susannah Ural of the University of Southern Mississippi; and Dr...
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 1:00pm
Historic Tredegar
Discover the storyof the Radical Republicans―the champions of abolition who helpedfound a new political party and insisted that it and nation live up to ademanding ideal of racial justice.

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