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Feb
12

Commemorate Black History Month in Virginia

Black History Month Virginia

This February, commemorate Black History Month by learning more about the complicated and intertwined story of the people who have made Virginia home. 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first Africans to Jamestown. These “20 odd” Africans landed first in Port Comfort in August of 1619 and were transported to the …

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May
15

Event

John Marshall, the Supreme Court and the Trail of Tears

Trail of Tears

May 15, 2019

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Library of Virginia
800 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219

Preservation Virginia is partnering with the University of Oklahoma Center for the Study of American Indian Law and Policy to host, “John Marshall, the Supreme Court and the Trail of Tears,” May 15, 2019 at the Library of Virginia. The symposium will feature a panel discussion about the impacts and legacy of the Marshall Trilogy …

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Nov
1

November is Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

  This November, commemorate Native American Heritage Month by learning more about the complicated and intertwined story of the people who have made Virginia home. The First People of Virginia have a history stretching back thousands of years. Today, 11 tribes are recognized in the Commonwealth: the Chickahominy in Charles City County, the Eastern Chickahominy in …

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