This Wednesday, Preservation Virginia is bringing together lawmakers, preservationists, civic leaders, architects and developers to discuss historic preservation and how it benefits local communities. Register here.
When you think of archeology what comes to mind? Maybe paper maps and pickaxes in dusty places? Instead, imagine precise instruments delicately probing what’s below the surface to prevent destruction to sacred spaces. Richard Freund uses this less invasive archeology to help tell the stories of Jewish resistance in WWII.
For “By the People: The Inclusive Story of Revolution in Virginia, 1763–1800” Virginia Humanities is pleased to announce that Encyclopedia Virginia (EV), a free, reliable, multimedia resource on the history and culture of Virginia, has received a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for a three-year project to tell the inclusive story of the American Revolution in Virginia.