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Pamplin Park has two museums, three houses. more

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Remembering Gen. Robert E. Lee’s final order to the Army of Northern Virginia. more

Outfitting hardcore reenactors for nearly 20 years. more

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Tyler Darden

During the Civil War, an alluring Fairfax City resident named Laura Ratcliffe provided Confederate officers with clandestine aid... more

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The journey through Hallowed Ground takes you back in time. more

Stratford Hall hosts first Garden Day. more

Keswick’s historic Castle Hill was once home to a famous penwoman who held everyone she met in her thrall. Today, that legacy has been revived for a new generation. more

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Earthworks

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A century and half later, Civil War trenches have become peaceful hiking destinations. more

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Events across the Commonwealth commemorating the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War offer something for everyone. more

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A chat with Shannon Pritchard, a broker and expert on Southern, Civil War artifacts. more

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Marking 150 years since the start of the Civil War more

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Courtesy of the Virginia Historical Society

An exhibition 150 years in the making more

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The Library of Virginia is working to assemble and digitize a statewide collection of private Civil War documents and memoirs and make them accessible to the public. more

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Cheryl Jackson, Executive Director of the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, outlines Virginia's plans for commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. more

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S. Waite Rawls III, President and CEO of the Museum of the Confederacy, explains what the museum has planned for the sesquicentennial of the Civil War in Virginia. more

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S. Waite Rawls III, President and CEO of the Museum of the Confederacy, explores the sesquicentennial of the Civil War in Virginia. more

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The 1860 Presidential Election

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A new series explores the sesquicentennial of the Civil War in Virginia with first guest blogger S. Waite Rawls III, President and CEO of the Museum of the Confederacy. more

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Why Virginians Should Care About the Sesquicentennial

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A new series explores the sesquicentennial of the Civil War in Virginia with first guest blogger S. Waite Rawls III, President and CEO of the Museum of the Confederacy. more

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Battle - Marching into History

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The Battle of New Market, 146 years later. more

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Could I Do It Feature

Robb Scharetg

Civil War reenactments have long been popular in the South, and they may grow more so as we approach the 150th anniversary of the conflict. more

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