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2019_VA_Alexander_CS_190628238Funeral: Edward E. Alexander Jr. Service (1 of 3) Chapel Service @ Old Post Army Chapel, Fort Myer
2019_VA_Alexander_GS_190628146Funeral: Edward E. Alexander Jr. Service (2 of 3) Gravesite Service @ Arlington National Cemetery
2019_VA_Alexander_R_190628176Funeral: Edward E. Alexander Jr. Service (3 of 3) Reception @ Army Navy Country Club, Arlington, VA
2005_VA_Alex_Christ_Church10VA -- Alexandria -- Christ Church
2013_VA_Masonic182VA -- Alexandria -- George Washington Masonic Natl Memorial
2005_VA_Masonic43VA -- Alexandria -- George Washington Masonic Natl Memorial
1999_VA_Masonic13VA -- Alexandria -- George Washington Masonic Natl Memorial
I went here with mom and Al, who was a Mason.
1997_VA_Masonic4VA -- Alexandria -- George Washington Masonic Natl Memorial
2013_VA_MasonicV45VA -- Alexandria -- George Washington Masonic Natl Temple -- Views from...
2005_VA_MasonicV26VA -- Alexandria -- George Washington Masonic Natl Temple -- Views from...
1999_VA_MasonicV14VA -- Alexandria -- George Washington Masonic Natl Temple -- Views from...
1997_VA_MasonicV4VA -- Alexandria -- George Washington Masonic Natl Temple -- Views from...
2010_VA_OPMH16VA -- Alexandria -- Old Presbyterian Meeting House
2005_VA_OPMH5VA -- Alexandria -- Old Presbyterian Meeting House
2010_VA_USPTO_Museum6VA -- Alexandria -- USPTO Museum (National Inventors Hall of Fame and Museum)
2013_VA_Appomattox157VA -- Appomattox Court House NHP
2006_VA_Appomattox60VA -- Appomattox Court House NHP
2003_VA_Appomattox34VA -- Appomattox Court House NHP
1998_VA_Appomattox14VA -- Appomattox Court House NHP
1997_VA_Appomattox15VA -- Appomattox Court House NHP
1865_VA_Appomattox_Hist1VA -- Appomattox Court House NHP -- Historical Images
2013_VA_AppomattoxVC90VA -- Appomattox Court House NHP -- Visitor Center
2006_VA_AppomattoxVC4VA -- Appomattox Court House NHP -- Visitor Center
2001_VA_Pentagon_91132VA -- Arlington -- Pentagon -- 9/11 damage
Two visits:

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2003_VA_Pentagon_9112VA -- Arlington -- Pentagon -- 9/11 two years after the event
It was the second anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Unlike for the previous year, there weren't any special events at my building. There were some at Arlington and at the Pentagon as well as some local places but that was it. I thought I'd go to the Pentagon and take some pictures of the place from t...
2011_VA_Pentagon_91120VA -- Arlington -- Pentagon -- National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial
2008_VA_Pentagon_91185VA -- Arlington -- Pentagon -- National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial
2007_VA_Arlington_Hoskin_070907179VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Burial Service: 2Lt Harold Hoskin
This service was for 2Lt Harold Hoskin whose remains were located in Alaska with the help of Doug Beckstead, a friend of mine.

Various articles:

From http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123067381

World War II B-24 pilot's remains laid to rest at Arlington
by Senior Master Sgt. Matt Proietti
Secr...
2019_VA_Lapinski_GS_19062824VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Burial Service: John E. Lapinski (???)
2018_VA_Arlington_Man_18090692VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Burial Service: Manassas Soldier Burial (and Millennium Expansion)
Arlington National Cemetery returned to its roots as a resting place for the Civil War dead with a burial Thursday of two unknown Union soldiers.
The burials marked the dedication of an $87 million expansion of the cemetery that officials hope will extend the cemetery’s life by up to 10 years.
The s...
2013_VA_Arlington_Monitor_130308132VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Burial Service: USS Monitor sailors
Remains of USS Monitor sailors interred at Arlington National Cemetery
151st anniversary of Battle of Hampton Roads
The remains of two unknown USS Monitor sailors, recovered by NOAA and the U.S. Navy in 2002 from the ship’s gun turret, were buried today, with full military honors, at Arlington Natio...
2006_VA_Arlington_Stevens_06071189VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Burial Service: Warren Stevens
This was Lisa Stevens' father. I asked if she wanted me to cover it and she did so I went.
2011_VA_Arlington_Conf25VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Confederate Memorial
2008_VA_Arlington_Conf23VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Confederate Memorial
2007_VA_Arlington_Conf17VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Confederate Memorial
2005_VA_Arlington_Conf17VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Confederate Memorial
1997_VA_Arlington_Conf8VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Confederate Memorial
2011_VA_Arlington_UnkX_11122516VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Christmas (2011) @ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2012_VA_Arlington_UnkX_12122522VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Christmas (2012) @ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2013_VA_Arlington_UnkX_13122520VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Christmas (2013) @ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2014_VA_Arlington_UnkX_14122518VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Christmas (2014) @ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2016_VA_Arlington_UnkX_16122535VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Christmas (2016) @ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2017_VA_Arlington_UnkX_17122536VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Christmas (2017) @ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
There were 20 honor guards present for the wreath-laying ceremony this year. And Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis was spotted before the event.
2018_VA_Arlington_UnkX_18122533VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Christmas (2018) @ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
15 honor guard were present for the special wreath-laying ceremony this year.
2019_VA_Arlington_UnkX_19122544VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Christmas (2019) @ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
1999_VA_Arlington_MDay_99053114VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Memorial Day (1999) w/Bill Clinton
Also present was Secretary of Defense William Cohen.
2001_VA_Arlington_VDay_01111127VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Veterans Day (2001) @ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Folks included Dick Cheney, Bo Derek, Bob Dole, and Norman Mineta.
2005_VA_Arlington_VDayWW1_05111162VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Veterans Day (2005) @ Pershing Memorial (Military Order of the World Wars)
2005_VA_Arlington_VDay_05111138VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Veterans Day (2005) @ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Folks included Dick and Lynne Cheney, Alberto Gonzales, Carlos Gutierrez, and Norman Mineta.
2008_VA_Arlington_VDayUS_08111143VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Veterans Day (2008) Wreath Presentations @ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2008_VA_Arlington_VDayWWI_081111185VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Veterans Day (2008) @ Pershing Memorial (Military Order of the World Wars) w/Frank Buckles
Each Veterans Day, for over a half century, the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) has conducted an International Memorial Service honoring General of the Armies John J. “Blackjack” Pershing in Arlington National Cemetery. In attendance and laying a wreath will be representatives from the Allie...
2008_VA_Arlington_VDay_081111184VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Veterans Day (2008) @ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Events in sequence:
- Procession of Colors
- Prayer -- Chaplain Keith Ethridge
- Pledge of Allegiance -- Michael L. McCoy, Sr.
- Introduction of Guests -- Bo Derek (mistress of ceremonies)
- Welcoming Remarks -- Michael L. McCoy, Sr.
- Introduction of Guest Speaker -- James Peake (Secretary of...
2008_VA_Arlington_VDayCG_08111164VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Veterans Day (2008) @ US Coast Guard memorial
Department of Home Land Security Deputy Secretary Paul Schneider and Vice Admiral Vivian Crea led the services at the Coast Guard Veterans Day Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
2013_VA_Arlington_VDay_131111191VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Veterans Day (2013) @ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Musical Prelude: Major Michael Willen, United States Air Force Band
Prayer for Veterans: Chaplain Michael J. Pollitt, Director, VA Chaplain Service
Pledge of Allegiance: Congressional Medal of Honor Society
Introduction of Guests: Mr. Marvin Cornish, Master of Ceremonies
Welcome Remarks: Mr. Harold ...
2007_VA_Arlington_Faces32VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Faces of the Fallen exhibit
2005_VA_Arlington_Faces25VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Faces of the Fallen exhibit
2021_VA_Arlington_Kennedy32VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Kennedy Gravesites
2019_VA_Arlington_Kennedy20VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Kennedy Gravesites
2018_VA_Arlington_Kennedy14VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Kennedy Gravesites
2017_VA_Arlington_Kennedy7VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Kennedy Gravesites
2016_VA_Arlington_Kennedy10VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Kennedy Gravesites
2014_VA_Arlington_Kennedy17VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Kennedy Gravesites
2013_VA_Arlington_Kennedy48VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Kennedy Gravesites
2009_VA_Arlington_Kennedy38VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Kennedy Gravesites
2008_VA_Arlington_Kennedy4VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Kennedy Gravesites
2007_VA_Arlington_Kennedy3VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Kennedy Gravesites
2006_VA_Arlington_Kennedy5VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Kennedy Gravesites
2003_VA_Arlington_Kennedy2VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Kennedy Gravesites
2002_VA_Arlington_Kennedy13VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Kennedy Gravesites
2000_VA_Arlington_Kennedy5VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Kennedy Gravesites
1997_VA_Arlington_Kennedy12VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Kennedy Gravesites
2021_VA_Arlington_MainVC19VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Main Visitor Center
2017_VA_Arlington_MainVC148VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Main Visitor Center
2013_VA_Arlington_MainVC8VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Main Visitor Center
2009_VA_Arlington_MainVC9VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Main Visitor Center
2008_VA_Arlington_MainVC8VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Main Visitor Center
2007_VA_Arlington_Mem_Ave7VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Memorial Avenue
2005_VA_Arlington_Mem_Ave13VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Memorial Avenue
2002_VA_Arlington_Mem_Ave7VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Memorial Avenue
1998_VA_Arlington_Mem_Ave11VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Memorial Avenue
1997_VA_Arlington_Mem_Ave2VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Memorial Avenue
2007_VA_Arlington_Mem_Gate10VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Memorial Gate entrance
2006_VA_Arlington_Mem_Gate2VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Memorial Gate entrance
2005_VA_Arlington_Mem_Gate9VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Memorial Gate entrance
2002_VA_Arlington_Mem_Gate2VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Memorial Gate entrance
1998_VA_Arlington_Mem_Gate9VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Memorial Gate entrance
1997_VA_Arlington_Mem_Gate1VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Memorial Gate entrance
2021_VA_Arlington_Carillon11VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Netherlands Carillon
2016_VA_Arlington_Carillon9VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Netherlands Carillon
2007_VA_Arlington_Carillon20VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Netherlands Carillon
2006_VA_Arlington_Carillon6VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Netherlands Carillon
1997_VA_Arlington_Carillon5VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Netherlands Carillon
2007_VA_Arlington_CarillonV49VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Netherlands Carillon -- Views from...
1997_VA_Arlington_CarillonV9VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Netherlands Carillon -- Views from...
2007_VA_Arlington_CarillonVW16VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Netherlands Carillon -- Views from... (Wedding party)
While I was up on the carillons taking picture, a wedding party came by to get their pictures taken. I have no idea who they were but I'd love to know since I think they'd appreciate the unusual perspective on their adventure. After awhile, I thought to ask the carillon player if he could play a wed...
2018_VA_Arlington_Y2K8VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- New Millennium Section
2021_VA_Arlington_Main47VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2019_VA_Arlington_Main29VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2018_VA_Arlington_Main52VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2017_VA_Arlington_Main49VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
I finally checked out the graves of John Glenn (who I thought would be more prominently positioned) as well as Frank Buckles, the last US veteran from World War I. I'd shaken hands with both of them before they'd died and I wanted to complete that circle.
2016_VA_Arlington_Main31VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2014_VA_Arlington_Main76VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2013_VA_Arlington_Main234VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2012_VA_Arlington_Main36VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2011_VA_Arlington_Main57VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2010_VA_Arlington_Main20VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2009_VA_Arlington_Main47VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2008_VA_Arlington_Main80VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
Including fall colors.
2007_VA_Arlington_Main141VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
Pictures start with the gravestone of 2Lt Harold Hoskin, whose funeral I had covered back in September. I thought the family would appreciate some first sitings of the finished marker.
2006_VA_Arlington_Main36VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2005_VA_Arlington_Main69VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2003_VA_Arlington_Main3VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2002_VA_Arlington_Main46VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2001_VA_Arlington_Main6VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2000_VA_Arlington_Main10VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
1999_VA_Arlington_Main14VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
1998_VA_Arlington_Main46VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
1997_VA_Arlington_Main73VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2010_VA_Arlington_Lee18VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Robert E. Lee Memorial
2009_VA_Arlington_Lee73VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Robert E. Lee Memorial
It had been awhile since I'd been up to the Lee house at Arlington. They've been doing extensive renovation work on it.
2008_VA_Arlington_Lee74VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Robert E. Lee Memorial
2007_VA_Arlington_Lee27VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Robert E. Lee Memorial
One of the signs on the mansion said:
Notice:
A restoration project is currently underway
at Arlington House, a project that has
necessitated the removal of the house's
historic furnishings. These objects will
return after the restoration is complete in
2010. We apologize for any inconvenience
this ...
2003_VA_Arlington_Lee21VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Robert E. Lee Memorial
2002_VA_Arlington_Lee2VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Robert E. Lee Memorial
1997_VA_Arlington_Lee9VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Robert E. Lee Memorial
2009_VA_Arlington_Brown_09101041VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Robert E. Lee Memorial -- Brown, Lee and the Coming of the Civil War
Special Evening Program: “John Brown, Robert E. Lee and the Coming of the Civil War.”
Author Fergus Bordewich will lecture on John Brown’s Raid. Radical Abolitionism and its influence on the politics and culture of the country will be explored through a series of talks, tours and exhibits. Also pres...
2010_VA_Arlington_Elect_10101663VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Robert E. Lee Memorial -- The Election that Divided the Nation
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Election of 1860 with a Special Evening Program: “The Election that Divided the Nation”
Cast a vote: For Southern Rights or for the Union!
Arlington House will be open by reservation for a special evening program a...
2021_VA_Arlington_Unk47VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2019_VA_Arlington_Unk43VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2018_VA_Arlington_Unk49VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2017_VA_Arlington_Unk33VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2016_VA_Arlington_Unk52VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2014_VA_Arlington_Unk78VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2013_VA_Arlington_Unk102VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2012_VA_Arlington_Unk84VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
I love this panoramic option!
2011_VA_Arlington_Unk104VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2008_VA_Arlington_Unk39VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Some of these photos were taken on Veterans Day so there were a number of veterans groups that were presenting wreaths at the Tomb.
2007_VA_Arlington_Unk67VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2006_VA_Arlington_Unk54VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2002_VA_Arlington_Unk17VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2001_VA_Arlington_Unk4VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2000_VA_Arlington_Unk22VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
1998_VA_Arlington_Unk12VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
1997_VA_Arlington_Unk25VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2018_VA_Arlington_UnkVC24VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Visitor Center
2017_VA_Arlington_UnkVC42VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Visitor Center
2016_VA_Arlington_UnkVC33VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Visitor Center
2014_VA_Arlington_UnkVC129VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Visitor Center
2012_VA_Arlington_UnkVC28VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Visitor Center
2008_VA_Arlington_UnkVC6VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Visitor Center
2007_VA_Arlington_UnkVC17VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Visitor Center
2017_VA_Arlington_Maine2VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- USS Maine mast area
2016_VA_Arlington_Maine9VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- USS Maine mast area
2013_VA_Arlington_Maine1VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- USS Maine mast area
2012_VA_Arlington_Maine13VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- USS Maine mast area
2007_VA_Arlington_Maine11VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- USS Maine mast area
2005_VA_Arlington_Maine4VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- USS Maine mast area
1999_VA_Arlington_Maine1VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- USS Maine mast area
1997_VA_Arlington_Maine2VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- USS Maine mast area
2021_VA_Arlington_Views7VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Views from...
2013_VA_Arlington_Views11VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Views from...
2010_VA_Arlington_Views3VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Views from...
2009_VA_Arlington_Views1VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Views from...
2008_VA_Arlington_Views35VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Views from...
2007_VA_Arlington_Views26VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Views from...
2006_VA_Arlington_Views5VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Views from...
2003_VA_Arlington_Views4VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Views from...
2002_VA_Arlington_Views39VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Views from...
2001_VA_Arlington_Views1VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Views from...
2000_VA_Arlington_Views7VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Views from...
1997_VA_Arlington_Views36VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Views from...
2009_VA_Arlington_Womens30VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Women's Memorial
Including the Fly Girls exhibit.
2005_VA_Arlington_Womens7VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Women's Memorial
2000_VA_Arlington_Womens3VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Women's Memorial
1998_VA_Arlington_Womens3VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Women's Memorial
2010_VA_Blue_Ridge12VA -- Blue Ridge Parkway
2005_VA_Blue_Ridge2VA -- Blue Ridge Parkway
Sorry but I was only on the parkway a few miles, going from Natural Bridge to the Booker T. Washington National Historic Site so there aren't many pictures! And did I mention how overcast it was that morning?
2005_VA_Michie9VA -- Charlottesville -- Michie Tavern
1999_VA_Michie1VA -- Charlottesville -- Michie Tavern
2007_VA_Monticello94VA -- Charlottesville -- Monticello
1999_VA_Monticello9VA -- Charlottesville -- Monticello
2012_VA_Cold_HarborNC1VA -- Cold Harbor Natl Battlefield National Cemetery
2008_VA_Cold_HarborNC14VA -- Cold Harbor Natl Battlefield National Cemetery
2005_VA_Cold_HarborNC7VA -- Cold Harbor Natl Battlefield National Cemetery
1997_VA_Cold_HarborNC4VA -- Cold Harbor Natl Battlefield National Cemetery
2019_VA_Ft_Myer_OPC33VA -- Fort Myer -- Old Post Chapel
2017_VA_Chatham62VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Chatham
2008_VA_Chatham107VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Chatham
2003_VA_Chatham22VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Chatham
2001_VA_Chatham14VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Chatham
1999_VA_Chatham12VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Chatham
1997_VA_Chatham13VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Chatham
2014_VA_Fred_JF80VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Jackson's Front
A visit on a snow-covered day.
2008_VA_Fred_JF44VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Jackson's Front
2003_VA_Fred_JF11VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Jackson's Front
2001_VA_Fred_JF9VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Jackson's Front
1998_VA_Fred_JF2VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Jackson's Front
1997_VA_Fred_JF2VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Jackson's Front
2011_VA_Fred_MH58VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Marye's Heights
2008_VA_Fred_MH108VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Marye's Heights
2005_VA_Fred_MH52VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Marye's Heights
Two visits: ...
2003_VA_Fred_MH7VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Marye's Heights
2001_VA_Fred_MH8VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Marye's Heights
1999_VA_Fred_MH6VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Marye's Heights
1998_VA_Fred_MH2VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Marye's Heights
1997_VA_Fred_MH19VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Marye's Heights
2014_VA_Fred_SP84VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Slaughter Pen Farm
2011_VA_Fred_SP85VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Slaughter Pen Farm
2015_VA_Fred_VC68VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Visitor's Center
Pictures taken on May 30, 2015 were the first pictures I took after retiring from the Census Bureau in god-forsaken Suitland, Maryland.
2014_VA_Fred_VC173VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Visitor's Center
It was my first chance to see the new visitor center exhibits. They still had some tinkering to do. They had originally hoped to gut the building so the traffic flow would work better but that wasn't to be. As a result, you walk through the display not really sure which panel you should read next. I...
2011_VA_Fred_VC5VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Visitor's Center
2008_VA_Fred_VC15VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Visitor's Center
2003_VA_Fred_VC2VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Visitor's Center
2012_VA_SCBI69VA -- Front Royal -- Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI)
2011_VA_SCBI_RPanda20VA -- Front Royal -- Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) -- Red Pandas
Behind-the-Scenes at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Please join us for an unforgettable day in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains at the National Zoo’s Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) near Front Royal, Virginia. You will have the opportunity to participate in...
2008_VA_GWB122VA -- George Washington Birthplace Natl Monument
2003_VA_GWB33VA -- George Washington Birthplace Natl Monument
2001_VA_GWB10VA -- George Washington Birthplace Natl Monument
2018_VA_Jamestown264VA -- Jamestown (Colonial NHP)
2005_VA_Jamestown106VA -- Jamestown (Colonial NHP)
1998_VA_Jamestown18VA -- Jamestown (Colonial NHP)
1957_VA_Jamestown1VA -- Jamestown (Colonial NHP)
2018_VA_Jamestown_A175VA -- Jamestown (Colonial NHP) -- Archaearium
2018_VA_Jamestown_VC276VA -- Jamestown (Colonial NHP) -- Visitor Center
2006_VA_Oatlands13VA -- Leesburg -- Oatlands Plantation
2005_VA_Oatlands30VA -- Leesburg -- Oatlands Plantation
2005_VA_Lee_Chapel18VA -- Lexington -- Lee Chapel
2000_VA_Lee_Chapel14VA -- Lexington -- Lee Chapel
1998_VA_Lee_Chapel13VA -- Lexington -- Lee Chapel
1997_VA_Lee_Chapel7VA -- Lexington -- Lee Chapel
2006_VA_Pohick52VA -- Lorton -- Pohick Church
1998_VA_Pohick5VA -- Lorton -- Pohick Church
2007_VA_Luray_Caverns112VA -- Luray -- Luray Caverns
2018_VA_Great_FallsVA75VA -- McLean -- Great Falls Park
2012_VA_Great_FallsVA88VA -- McLean -- Great Falls Park
2004_VA_Great_FallsVA42VA -- McLean -- Great Falls Park
2003_VA_Great_FallsVA24VA -- McLean -- Great Falls Park
1991_VA_Great_FallsVA5VA -- McLean -- Great Falls Park
This was a trip there with Carla Smart way back when.
2018_VA_Great_FallsVAVC104VA -- McLean -- Great Falls Park -- Visitor Center
2012_VA_Great_FallsVAVC14VA -- McLean -- Great Falls Park -- Visitor Center
2003_VA_Great_FallsVAVC2VA -- McLean -- Great Falls Park -- Visitor Center
2008_VA_Montpelier90VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier
2006_VA_Montpelier56VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier
2008_VA_MontpelierFG43VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (formal garden)
2006_VA_MontpelierFG8VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (formal garden)
2006_VA_MontpelierGF14VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (Gilmore Farm)
2008_VA_MontpelierI5VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (interior)
You're no longer allowed to take pictures inside the building or any of the museums so these are shot from the window.
2006_VA_MontpelierI52VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (interior)
2008_VA_MontpelierS10VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (train station)
2006_VA_MontpelierS2VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (train station)
2008_VA_MontpelierVC4VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (visitor centers)
2006_VA_MontpelierVC22VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (visitor centers)
2020_VA_Mt_VernonVA14VA -- Mt. Vernon
2015_VA_Mt_VernonVA117VA -- Mt. Vernon
2007_VA_Mt_VernonVA101VA -- Mt. Vernon
1999_VA_Mt_VernonVA15VA -- Mt. Vernon
2007_VA_Mt_VernonVA_Graves37VA -- Mt. Vernon -- Crypt and Graves
This area includes the family crypt as well as the slave burial area.
1999_VA_Mt_VernonVA_Graves6VA -- Mt. Vernon -- Crypt and Graves
2020_VA_Mt_VernonVA_VC201VA -- Mt. Vernon -- Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center
2015_VA_Mt_VernonVA_VC410VA -- Mt. Vernon -- Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center
2007_VA_Mt_VernonVA_VC42VA -- Mt. Vernon -- Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center
1999_VA_Mt_VernonVA_VC3VA -- Mt. Vernon -- Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center
2015_VA_Mt_VernonVA_BDPgm_150216113VA -- Mt. Vernon -- George Washington's 283rd Birthday
Monday, February 16 - Free Admission!
* 10:30am- 11:00am -- Official observance of George Washington's Birthday.
* 11:15am- 11:30am -- Military demonstration by the U.S. Army District of Washington, featuring the U.S. Army 3rd Infantry, the Old Guard Fife & Drum Corps and the Commander-in-Chief's ...
2020_VA_Mt_VernonVA_BD_20021733VA -- Mt. Vernon -- George Washington's 288th Birthday
Celebrate with General Washington in honor of his 288th birthday! Admission is free and no advanced tickets are required.
Visit Mount Vernon on George Washington's birthday for FREE!
Participate in special wreathlaying ceremonies throughout the day. Join “General Washington” for a slice of birthday ...
2020_VA_Mt_VernonVA_VCA3VA -- Mt. Vernon -- Museum: George Washington's Masonic Apron
George Washington's Masonic Apron on View
February 14, 2020 - February 23, 2020 — All Day
For a limited time, view George Washington's Masonic apron in the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center.
George Washington was initiated “as an Entered Apprentice” at the Freemason Lodge at Fredericksb...
2020_VA_Mt_VernonVA_VCC16VA -- Mt. Vernon -- Museum: The Cartography of War Before the Battle of Second Trenton
The Cartography of War Before the Battle of Second Trenton: Highlights from The Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
February 12, 2020 - August 12, 2020
View five items from the Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection, which comprises some 300 maps, views, atlases, and rare bo...
2020_VA_Mt_VernonVA_VCM37VA -- Mt. Vernon -- Museum: War and Peace: American History in Miniature
War and Peace: American History in Miniature
October 1, 2018 - March 31, 2020 — All Day
View a collection of 30 rare medals, on loan from the American Numismatic Society, in Donald W. Reynolds Education Center.
Medals from the American Numismatic Society
Eighteenth-century medals helped form nationa...
1999_VA_Mt_VernonVA_Below20VA -- Mt. Vernon -- Pioneer Farmer area
2007_VA_Mt_VernonVA_Below33VA -- Mt. Vernon -- Wharf and Pioneer Farmer area
1998_VA_Natural_Bridge7VA -- Natural Bridge -- Natural Bridge of Virginia
2013_VA_Bushong75VA -- New Market -- New Market State Historic Park -- Bushong Farm
2005_VA_Bushong44VA -- New Market -- New Market State Historic Park -- Bushong Farm
1999_VA_Bushong23VA -- New Market -- New Market State Historic Park -- Bushong Farm
1998_VA_Bushong5VA -- New Market -- New Market State Historic Park -- Bushong Farm
2013_VA_Hall_Of_Valor185VA -- New Market -- New Market State Historic Park -- Hall of Valor
2005_VA_Hall_Of_Valor34VA -- New Market -- New Market State Historic Park -- Hall of Valor
1999_VA_Hall_Of_Valor3VA -- New Market -- New Market State Historic Park -- Hall of Valor
2018_VA_Mariners17VA -- Newport News -- Mariner's Museum
2012_VA_Mariners21VA -- Newport News -- Mariner's Museum
2012_VA_Mariners_AZ27VA -- Newport News -- Mariner's Museum -- A to Z
2012_VA_Mariners_Explore14VA -- Newport News -- Mariner's Museum -- Age of Exploration
2012_VA_Mariners_Chesapeake33VA -- Newport News -- Mariner's Museum -- Chesapeake Bay Gallery
2012_VA_Mariners_Defending83VA -- Newport News -- Mariner's Museum -- Defending the Seas
2012_VA_Mariners_Steam32VA -- Newport News -- Mariner's Museum -- Great Hall of Steam
2012_VA_Mariners_Nelson25VA -- Newport News -- Mariner's Museum -- Nelson Touch
2012_VA_Mariners_Rescue7VA -- Newport News -- Mariner's Museum -- Rescue
2018_VA_Mariners_Monitor429VA -- Newport News -- Mariner's Museum -- USS Monitor Center
2012_VA_Mariners_Monitor270VA -- Newport News -- Mariner's Museum -- USS Monitor Center
2012_VA_Mariners_1812C12VA -- Newport News -- Mariner's Museum -- War of 1812 cartoon
2022_06_01B7_Chrysler_Ancient96VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Ancient (Partially reviewed)
2015_VA_Chrysler_Ancient47VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Ancient
2006_VA_Chrysler_Ancient46VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Ancient
2015_VA_Chrysler_Japan20VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Gifts from Japan
Mar 24, 2015. - Jul 26, 2015.
Gifts from Japan: Landscape Woodblocks in the Shin-Hanga Style
In the first half of the 20th century, artists of the Shin-Hanga ("new prints") movement revived the tradition of Japanese woodblock printmaking. Their colorful works combine classic Ukiyo-e print subjects, ...
2022_06_01C2_Chrysler_Ghostly18VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Hew Locke: The Ghostly Tourists
Hew Locke: The Ghostly Tourists
January 28, 2022 — June 26, 2022
The Chrysler Museum of Art is excited to present its newly acquired sculpture Ghost (2015) by Guyanese-British artist Hew Locke. Ghost is a miniaturized version of the King George V class World War II British battleships. These ships a... (Partially reviewed)
2022_05_31A2_Chrysler_Escher392VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Exhibit: M.C. Escher: Infinite Variations
M.C. Escher: Infinite Variations
April 15, 2022 — August 28, 2022
Dutch artist Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898–1972) is possibly the world’s most well-known graphic artist, but he once vexed an interviewer by referring to himself as a mathematician! Escher’s artistic output was considerable, and his m... (Partially reviewed)
2015_VA_Chrysler_Shooting79VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Shooting Lincoln
Feb 10, 2015. - Jul 5, 2015.
Shooting Lincoln: Photography and the 16th President
The presidency of Abraham Lincoln coincided with major scientific advances in photography, allowing Mathew Brady, Alexander Gardner, and other professional photographers to capture his image in studio portraits and on ...
2022_05_31A7_Chrysler_Guiding63VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Exhibit: The Guiding Hand: The Barr Foundation Collection of Torah Pointers
The Guiding Hand: The Barr Foundation Collection of Torah Pointers
March 24, 2022 — August 14, 2022
For hundreds of years, Jews used simple tapered wooden sticks to point the way through the text of the Torah without touching the fragile handwritten animal-skin parchment surface. These pointers are ... (Partially reviewed)
2022_06_01C1_Chrysler_Totality11VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Exhibit: The Totality of Time Lusters the Dusk
The Totality of Time Lusters the Dusk
January 15, 2022 — July 17, 2022
In this immersive installation, artist Lauren Fensterstock transforms a gallery within the Chrysler Museum of Art into a darkened and glittering cosmos.
Using the labor-intensive technique of mosaic, Fensterstock encrusts her thr... (Partially reviewed)
2022_06_01B3_Chrysler_Glass448VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Glassworks (Partially reviewed)
2015_VA_Chrysler_Glass115VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Glassworks
2006_VA_Chrysler_Glass44VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Glassworks
2022_06_01B2_Chrysler_GlassP73VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Glassworks -- Perry Glass Studio (Partially reviewed)
2022_06_01B1_Chrysler_Main29VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Miscellaneous (Partially reviewed)
2022_05_31A1_Chrysler_Main12VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Miscellaneous (Partially reviewed)
2015_VA_Chrysler_Main31VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Miscellaneous
2006_VA_Chrysler_Main22VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Miscellaneous
2022_06_01B5_Chrysler_Painting218VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Painting (Partially reviewed)
2022_05_31A4_Chrysler_Painting447VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Painting (Partially reviewed)
2015_VA_Chrysler_Painting273VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Painting (pre-18th Century)
2006_VA_Chrysler_Painting152VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Paintings
2022_06_01B6_Chrysler_Sculpture83VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Sculpture (Partially reviewed)
2022_05_31A6_Chrysler_Sculpture168VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Sculpture (Partially reviewed)
2015_VA_Chrysler_Sculpture91VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Sculpture
2006_VA_Chrysler_Sculpture75VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Sculpture
2022_05_31B2_MacArthur28VA -- Norfolk -- General Douglas MacArthur Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2015_VA_MacArthur14VA -- Norfolk -- General Douglas MacArthur Memorial
2005_VA_MacArthur52VA -- Norfolk -- General Douglas MacArthur Memorial
2015_VA_MacArthurVC21VA -- Norfolk -- General Douglas MacArthur Memorial -- Visitor Center
2015_VA_MacArthurVC_KP76VA -- Norfolk -- General Douglas MacArthur Memorial -- Visitor Center -- Exhibit: Keeping the Promise
Keeping the Promise: Liberation of the Philippines
In early 1942 it was clear that the Philippines was doomed. With no relief in sight and with his forces trapped on Corregidor and the Bataan Peninsula, General Douglas MacArthur was ordered to leave the Philippines. Arriving in Australia, he made a...
2022_06_01D1_Chrysler_Hood9VA -- Norfolk -- Neighborhood around Chrysler Museum of Art (Partially reviewed)
2022_06_01A1_NBG209VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden (Partially reviewed)
2015_VA_NBG171VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden
2006_VA_NBG86VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden
2005_VA_NBG51VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden
2006_VA_NBG_Eagles17VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden -- Eagle nesting
The Norfolk Botanical Garden has a tree where bald eagles have been keeping a nest for years. I was told the nest was originally on the other side of the airport (which is right next to the garden) but one of the eagles had been killed by a plane so the state decided to move the nest. Once a year, t...
2022_06_01A4_NBG_Raccoon11VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden -- Rabid (?) Raccoon (Partially reviewed)
2005_VA_NBG_Reenact9VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden -- Reenactor Weekend
2022_06_01A2_NBG_VC67VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden -- Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2015_VA_NBG_VC7VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden -- Visitor Center
2022_06_01A3_NBG_WOW108VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden -- WOW Children’s Garden
WOW Children’s Garden
The WOW Children’s Garden offers opportunities for learning and exploration for family members of all ages. Trek across the globe in our world-themed splash fountains and Passport Gardens, climb Discovery Peak to see, smell, and touch edible plants, and take a nature walk throu... (Partially reviewed)
2015_VA_NBG_WOW14VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden -- WOW Children's Garden
2003_VA_Pamplin7VA -- Petersburg -- Pamplin Historical Park
2015_VA_Pamplin_BCM52VA -- Petersburg -- Pamplin Historical Park -- Battlefield Center Museum
2015_VA_Pamplin_Breakthru105VA -- Petersburg -- Pamplin Historical Park -- Breakthrough Battlefield Tour
2015_VA_Pamplin_NMCWS124VA -- Petersburg -- Pamplin Historical Park -- Natl Museum of the Civil War Soldier
2015_VA_Pamplin_Rifle_15060318VA -- Petersburg -- Pamplin Historical Park -- Rifle Demonstration
2015_VA_Pamplin_Tudor151VA -- Petersburg -- Pamplin Historical Park -- Tudor Hall Plantation
2013_VA_PetersburgNB185VA -- Petersburg Natl Battlefield
2008_VA_PetersburgNB106VA -- Petersburg Natl Battlefield
2003_VA_PetersburgNB18VA -- Petersburg Natl Battlefield
1998_VA_PetersburgNB19VA -- Petersburg Natl Battlefield
1997_VA_PetersburgNB33VA -- Petersburg Natl Battlefield
2013_VA_PetersburgVC73VA -- Petersburg Natl Battlefield -- Visitor Center
2008_VA_PetersburgVC5VA -- Petersburg Natl Battlefield -- Visitor Center
2015_VA_PetersburgWF21VA -- Petersburg Natl Battlefield -- Western Front
2013_VA_PetersburgWF45VA -- Petersburg Natl Battlefield -- Western Front
2006_VA_PetersburgWF5VA -- Petersburg Natl Battlefield -- Western Front
2003_VA_PetersburgWF3VA -- Petersburg Natl Battlefield -- Western Front
1998_VA_PetersburgWF9VA -- Petersburg Natl Battlefield -- Western Front
2013_VA_MCM_Trains17VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps (trains)
2013_VA_MCM_PreCW110VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1775-1860 (pre-CW)
2010_VA_MCM_PreCW32VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1775-1860 (pre-CW)
2007_VA_MCM_PreCW3VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1775-1860 (pre-CW)
2006_VA_MCM_PreCW2VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1775-1860 (pre-CW)
2013_VA_MCM_CW42VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1861-1865 (Civil War)
2010_VA_MCM_CW19VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1861-1865 (Civil War)
2013_VA_MCM_Imperialism127VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1866-1916 (Global Expansion)
2010_VA_MCM_Imperialism39VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1866-1916 (Global Expansion)
2007_VA_MCM_Imperialism2VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1866-1916 (Global Expansion)
2006_VA_MCM_Imperialism1VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1866-1916 (Global Expansion)
2013_VA_MCM_WWI74VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1917-1940 (World War I)
2010_VA_MCM_WWI77VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1917-1940 (World War I)
These galleries had opened to the public just the week before.
2006_VA_MCM_WWI1VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1917-1940 (World War I)
2013_VA_MCM_WWII212VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1941-1949 (World War II)
2010_VA_MCM_WWII46VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1941-1949 (World War II)
2007_VA_MCM_WWII28VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1941-1949 (World War II)
2006_VA_MCM_WWII40VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1941-1949 (World War II)
2013_VA_MCM_KWar34VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1950-1953 (Korean War)
2010_VA_MCM_KWar23VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1950-1953 (Korean War)
2007_VA_MCM_KWar18VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1950-1953 (Korean War)
2006_VA_MCM_KWar29VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1950-1953 (Korean War)
2013_VA_MCM_Viet1VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1954-1975 (Vietnam War)
2007_VA_MCM_Viet21VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1954-1975 (Vietnam War)
2006_VA_MCM_Viet43VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1954-1975 (Vietnam War)
2010_VA_MCM_Chapel22VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: Chapel and area
2013_VA_MCM_Atrium68VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: Grounds and Leatherneck Gallery
2010_VA_MCM_Atrium38VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: Grounds and Leatherneck Gallery
2007_VA_MCM_Atrium37VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: Grounds and Leatherneck Gallery
2006_VA_MCM_Atrium58VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: Grounds and Leatherneck Gallery
2013_VA_MCM_Making8VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: Making Marines
2010_VA_MCM_Making8VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: Making Marines
2007_VA_MCM_Making3VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: Making Marines
2006_VA_MCM_Making11VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: Making Marines
2013_VA_MCM_Misc47VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: Misc
2010_VA_MCM_Misc15VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: Misc
2007_VA_MCM_Misc23VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: Misc
2006_VA_MCM_Misc28VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: Misc
2013_VA_MCM_Music25VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: President's Own
2010_VA_MCM_Music13VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: President's Own
2013_VA_MCM_91132VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: September 11
2007_VA_MCM_Art32VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: USMC Combat Art Gallery
2006_VA_MCM_Art28VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: USMC Combat Art Gallery
2006_VA_Agecroft59VA -- Richmond -- Agecroft Hall
2014_VA_Ginter98VA -- Richmond -- Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
2006_VA_Ginter152VA -- Richmond -- Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
2013_VA_Maymont96VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park
2006_VA_Maymont97VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park
2005_VA_Maymont20VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park
2013_VA_Maymont_Zoo32VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park -- Zoo
2005_VA_Maymont_Zoo1VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park -- Zoo
2015_VA_Richmond_CapEC55VA -- Richmond -- State Capitol -- Exhibit: Eye on the Capitol
Eye on the Capitol
Beginning April 2, 2015, the Virginia General Assembly will showcase a new exhibition in the gallery of the Capitol Extension, accessed by the public from the Bank Street entrance. Called Eye on the Capitol, this exhibit was developed in partnership with the Capitol Square Preserv...
2012_VA_Richmond_CapSD27VA -- Richmond -- State Capitol -- Exhibit: Struggle to Decide
The Struggle to Decide: Virginia's Secession Crisis
An exhibition presented by the Library of Virginia
Monday, December 13, 2010—Saturday, October 29, 2011 [but apparently held over quite awhile since I saw it in June, 2012]
In the aftermath of the election of Abraham Lincoln as U.S. president in 18...
2015_VA_Richmond_CapI3VA -- Richmond -- State Capitol -- Interior Images
2012_VA_Richmond_CapI262VA -- Richmond -- State Capitol -- Interior Images
2007_VA_Richmond_CapI69VA -- Richmond -- State Capitol -- Interior Images
1997_VA_Richmond_CapI9VA -- Richmond -- State Capitol -- Interior Images
2015_VA_Richmond_Cap14VA -- Richmond -- State Capitol Complex
2012_VA_Richmond_Cap72VA -- Richmond -- State Capitol Complex
2007_VA_Richmond_Cap18VA -- Richmond -- State Capitol Complex
2005_VA_Richmond_Cap11VA -- Richmond -- State Capitol Complex
1999_VA_Richmond_Cap15VA -- Richmond -- State Capitol Complex
They had the Christmas tree on display on the porch of the capitol.
1997_VA_Richmond_Cap4VA -- Richmond -- State Capitol Complex
2014_VA_VMFA_Faberge19VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
2020_VA_VMFA_21st15VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- 21st Century Art
2014_VA_VMFA_Africa21VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Africa
2020_VA_VMFA_American53VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- American
2014_VA_VMFA_American11VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- American
2013_VA_VMFA_American217VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- American
2010_VA_VMFA_American166VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- American
2006_VA_VMFA_American4VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- American
2014_VA_VMFA_Ancient139VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Ancient
2013_VA_VMFA_Ancient6VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Ancient
2011_VA_VMFA_Ancient137VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Ancient
2010_VA_VMFA_Ancient31VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Ancient
2006_VA_VMFA_Ancient37VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Ancient
2013_VA_VMFA_Asia41VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Asia
2021_VA_VMFA_Europe11VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Europe
2014_VA_VMFA_Europe92VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Europe
2011_VA_VMFA_Europe115VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Europe
2010_VA_VMFA_Europe173VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Europe
2006_VA_VMFA_Europe89VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Europe
2020_VA_VMFA_Across_Time129VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Across Time: Robinson House, Its Land and People
Across Time: Robinson House, Its Land and People
On view in the newly refurbished Robinson House on the VMFA campus, this 600-square-foot history exhibition shares the remarkable multilayered story of the site’s land, buildings, and former inhabitants from the seventeenth century to the present. It ...
2020_VA_VMFA_Harmony16VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Beauty of Harmony: Japanese Landscape Prints by Kawase Hasui
Beauty of Harmony: Japanese Landscape Prints by Kawase Hasui
September 20, 2019 – February 16, 2020
Works on Paper Focus Gallery
This exhibition features 12 woodblock prints by Japanese landscape artist Kawase Hasui. Documenting the VMFA Member Trip to Japan in May 2018, the selected prints display ...
2010_VA_VMFA_Woodblocks15VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Celebration of Spring: Woodblock Prints by Kawase Hasui
Celebration of Spring: Woodblock Prints by Kawase Hasui
May 10, 2010 to March 31, 2011
The Japanese artist Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) was born in the in the Shiba ward of Tokyo. The Kawase family's fourth child and first son, Hasui was expected to take over the family business but his true passion was...
2014_VA_VMFA_Leighton22VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Clare Leighton: From Pencil to Proof to Press
This display of approximately 30 drawings, prints, posters, porcelain, and books by the Anglo-American artist Clare Leighton (1898–1989) comes from a local and rarely seen private collection. Born and raised in Great Britain, she moved to America in 1939, residing first in Maryland, then North Carol...
2006_VA_VMFA_Feast22VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Feast
The VMFA had an interesting rotating exhibit. There was on room which was dedicated to works of a particular theme each quarter. This happened to be the "Feast" quarter so there were paintings, statues, ancient goblets, Egyptian frescoes, etc from across the collection, all of which had a food theme...
2020_VA_VMFA_German13VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: German Expressionist Art and French Modernism
German Expressionist Art: Selections from the Fischer Collection
2013_VA_VMFA_German43VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: German Expressionist Art and French Modernism
German Expressionist Art: Selections from the Fischer Collection
Aug 28, 2010 – Dec 19, 2010
This selection of newly acquired works comes from the museum’s Ludwig and Rosy Fischer Collection, collected by the couple in Frankfurt, Germany, between 1905 and 1925, and acquired by the museum in 2009. It...
2013_VA_VMFA_JDolls13VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Japanese Dolls
Japanese Dolls: Woodblock Prints by Kawase Hasui
May 09, 2013 – Sep 29, 2013Works on Paper Gallery
Japanese woodblock artist Kawase Hasui (1883–1957) was primarily a landscape artist and rarely produced works featuring other subjects. However, in 1935 he designed a series of woodblock prints that fo...
2022_05_15A2_VMFA_Landscapes17VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Landscapes and Architecture: Japanese Woodblock Prints by Kawase Hasui
Landscapes and Architecture: Japanese Woodblock Prints by Kawase Hasui
January 29, 2022 – July 10, 2022
Born in Tokyo, Kawase Hasui was a master of Japanese landscape prints. He began his journey as an illustrator for books and magazines but soon discovered his heart belonged to printmaking. In 1918...
2014_VA_VMFA_12Views19VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Miwako Nishizawa: Twelve Views of Virginia
Miwako Nishizawa: Twelve Views of Virginia
November 15, 2014 – March 29, 2015
Miwako Nishizawa is a California-based Japanese-American artist specializing in the traditional shin-hanga Japanese woodblock technique that revitalized the ukiyo-e tradition in early 20th century Japan. As part of their i...
2011_VA_VMFA_Prints61VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Prints (Frank Raysor Collection)
A Celebration of Print: 500 Years of Graphic Art from the Frank Raysor Collection:

An exhibition honoring the promised gifts of collector, connoisseur and scholar Frank Raysor at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is open and will be on view until May 22, 2011.
Throughout the past 35 years, Raysor, who ...
2014_VA_VMFA_McGinness71VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Ryan McGinness
Ryan McGinness: Studio Visit
January 25, 2014 – October 19, 2014
Ryan McGinness: Studio Visit will explore this contemporary artist’s creative process for his 2009 painting Art History Is Not Linear (VMFA). Commissioned by VMFA, this 16-panel painting contains 200 icons inspired by works from the mu...
2015_VA_VMFA_Seasonal16VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Seasonal Flowers in Japan
Seasonal Flowers in Japan: Woodblock Prints by Kawase Hasui
April 18, 2015 – October 12, 2015
Since 2006, renowned collectors René Balcer and Carolyn Hsu-Balcer have given VMFA more than 500 works created by Japanese landscape artist Kawase Hasui (1883–1957). The 12 woodblock prints featured here ar...
2014_VA_VMFA_Signs27VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Signs of Protest
Signs of Protest: Photographs from the Civil Rights Era
January 11, 2014 – September 7, 2014
Signs and protests were inseparable in the 1960s. Like a visual bullhorn, they both amplified and unified the voices fighting injustice. This exhibition includes photographs that feature protest signs, as we...
2021_VA_VMFA_Frank_Short45VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Sir Frank Short: Out of the Shadows
Sir Frank Short: Out of the Shadows
This installation shines a spotlight on a printmaker whose lifetime achievements have been underappreciated in the years since his death. Born in the industrial heart of England, Short initially trained as a civil engineer. While working on a government inquiry in...
2016_VA_VMFA_Woodblocks_SL13VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Snowy Landscapes: Japanese Woodblock Prints by Kawase Hasui
Snowy Landscapes: Japanese Woodblock Prints by Kawase Hasui
APRIL 15, 2016 – SEPTEMBER 18, 2016
Snow at the Zojoji Temple, 1929, Kawase Hasui (Japanese, 1883-1957), woodblock print; ink and color on paper. René and Carolyn Balcer Collection, 2006.543
About This Exhibition
A leading printmaking artis...
2021_VA_VMFA_Dirty_South223VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse
The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse
The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse, organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, investigates the aesthetic impulses of early 20th-century Black culture that have proved ubiquitous to...
2014_VA_VMFA_WWI36VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: The Great War
THE GREAT WAR: Printmakers of World War I
July 28, 2014 – November 11, 2014
“The Great War” changed the face of the world when it began on July 28, 1914. The story of World War I and the emotions it brought on are told through prints by British and American artists such as Muirhead Bone, Kerr Eby, C...
2022_05_15A3_VMFA_Sherpa140VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Tsherin Sherpa: Spirits
Tsherin Sherpa: Spirits
February 19, 2022 – October 16, 2022
Explore the captivating paintings and sculptures of Nepalese-born Tibetan American artist Tsherin Sherpa. This thought-provoking, participatory art experience is presented in the form of a narrative telling a story of loss, struggle, and r... (Partially reviewed)
2022_05_15A1_VMFA_Whistler349VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France
Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France
April 16, 2022 – July 31, 2022
Rediscover late 19th- and early 20th-century painters who left the United States as expatriates and returned to shape the course of American art. In Paris, they trained under the influence of the École des Beaux-Arts and... (Partially reviewed)
2010_VA_VMFA_Faberge111VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Faberge
2006_VA_VMFA_Faberge26VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Faberge
2011_VA_VMFA_India37VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- India
2010_VA_VMFA_India31VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- India
2021_VA_VMFA21VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Miscellaneous
2020_VA_VMFA36VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Miscellaneous
2016_VA_VMFA6VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Miscellaneous
Tristin Lowe's "Comet: God Particle" piece replaced the Chihuly piece that had been in the lobby before.
2014_VA_VMFA4VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Miscellaneous
2013_VA_VMFA19VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Miscellaneous
2011_VA_VMFA14VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Miscellaneous
2010_VA_VMFA21VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Miscellaneous
2006_VA_VMFA22VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Miscellaneous
2014_VA_VMFA_Modern58VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Modern and Decorative
2013_VA_VMFA_Modern40VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Modern and Decorative
2011_VA_VMFA_Modern168VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Modern and Decorative
2010_VA_VMFA_Modern55VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Modern and Decorative
2006_VA_VMFA_Modern65VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Modern and Decorative
2021_VA_VMFA_OAmerican74VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Old American
2011_VA_VMFA_OAmerican18VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Old American
2010_VA_VMFA_OAmerican28VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Old American
2020_VA_VMFA_Outlying7VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Outlying Buildings
2013_VA_VMFA_Outlying1VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Outlying Buildings
2020_VA_VMFA_Robinson6VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Robinson House
2013_VA_VMFA_Robinson2VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Robinson House
2010_VA_VMFA_Robinson3VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Robinson House
2020_VA_VMFA_Rumors20VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Rumors of War (by Kehinde Wiley)
2013_VA_VMFA_Silver37VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Silver
2010_VA_VMFA_Silver32VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Silver
2006_VA_VMFA_Silver14VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Silver
2011_VA_VMFA_Sporting93VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Sporting Life
2006_VA_VMFA_Sporting36VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Sporting Life
2014_VA_VMFA_Tapestry28VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Tapestries
2010_VA_VMFA_Tapestry26VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Tapestries
2022_05_15B1_VHS99VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) (Partially reviewed)
2021_VA_VHS22VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC)
2020_VA_VHS11VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC)
2016_VA_VHS9VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC)
2014_VA_VHS35VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC)
By the end of the year, they were closed for a new addition.
2013_VA_VHS3VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC)
2011_VA_VHS11VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC)
2010_VA_VHS21VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC)
2022_05_15B6_VHS_Democracy494VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
From May 14, 2022 - December 31, 2022
Examining our government’s founding and the continuing story of America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people," American Democracy comes to life through Smithsonian collection artifacts, contempor... (Partially reviewed)
2014_VA_VHS_Armaments19VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Armaments
2010_VA_VHS_Armaments54VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Armaments
Arming the Confederacy:
The little-known story of the Confederacy's success in building a military-industrial complex to produce its own weapons is shown through objects from the Maryland-Steuart Collection, considered the world's finest collection of Confederate-made weapons and accouterments. The ...
2010_VA_VHS_Work43VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: At Work
Virginians at Work
A long-term exhibition on display at the Virginia Historical Society
What Virginians do to make a living has changed dramatically through time. Initially, almost all Virginians worked the land. Now, only a few do, but output is greater than ever, and agricultural products are stil...
2021_VA_VHS_Capable10VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Capable
Capable
From July 17, 2021 - November 28, 2021
Time Period: 1925 to Today
In Virginia, 11% of the population has a disability, and many barriers exist for this community as they seek opportunities for employment, post-secondary education, financial independence, transportation, and housing. Each yea...
2022_05_15B3_VHS_Explorers3VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Commonwealth Explorers
Commonwealth Explorers
From May 14, 2022
This gallery offers a playful exploration specifically oriented toward VMHC’s youngest visitors and their companions, launching a connection to Virginia’s distinctive history and culture for years to come.
Square feet: 700
Number of interactive stations: 10
A...
2020_VA_VHS_Determined300VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Determined: The 400-Year Struggle for Black Equality
Determined: The 400-Year Struggle for Black Equality
Jun 22 2019 – Mar 29 2020
"We are determined to be people."
-- Martin Luther King, Jr. from the speech, I've Been to the Mountaintop, delivered on April 3, 1968 at Mason Temple, Memphis, Tennessee
In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the ...
2020_VA_VHS_Frenemies122VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Founding Frenemies: Hamilton and The Virginians
Founding Frenemies: Hamilton and The Virginians
Oct 19 2019 – Feb 2 2020
The “ten-dollar Founding Father” will take over the Virginia Museum of History & Culture to coincide with the Virginia tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s award-winning HAMILTON. Throughout the museum, guests can discover rare artifac...
2010_VA_VHS_HT19VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Heads and Tales
Heads and Tales presents portraits of five people with compelling personal stories—a woman who inspired the English poet Alexander Pope; a royal governor who was murdered by a mob; a Federalist politician struggling against the tide in Jeffersonian Virginia; a patron of the arts who made his fortune...
2015_VA_VHS_Landscapes23VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Landscapes of Virginia
Landscapes of Virginia
The geography of Virginia has shaped the history of the state and the nation. A mild climate and navigable rivers attracted Native Americans and the first European settlers to the Tidewater. Fertile soil fueled a prosperous economy, and the Chesapeake Bay and the rivers that f...
2020_VA_VHS_Charlie_Brown92VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown!
Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown!
Nov 23 2019 - Jan 12 2020
For millions of Americans, it really isn’t Christmas until they have watched A Charlie Brown Christmas at least once! This exhibition examines the making of this animated classic and celebrates the anticipation, joy, and pitfalls of the holid...
2010_VA_VHS_Oddities43VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Oddities
Things That Make You Say “Huh?” “Wow!” and “Ewww.”
New Virginia Historical Society Exhibit Features Bizarre, Weird, and Just Plain Odd Items from the Collection
Richmond, VA -- Disassembled skull bones. A hair wreath. An infant’s smallpox scab. Tree fungus art. These are not items that most visitor...
2010_VA_VHS_Labor9VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Organized Labor
About this exhibition
This exhibition looks at a history that is perhaps longer than most people realize. Since the organized labor movement began, Virginia workers have seen major improvements in their conditions and pay. Unions were not the only reason for these gains, but they played an essential...
2022_05_15B4_VHS_Commonwealth29VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Our Commonwealth
Our Commonwealth
From May 14, 2022
 This new signature exhibition provides an in-depth, multi-sensory journey through the five major regions of Virginia and features stories and artifacts from across the state to reveal that place is not only about geography, but also the stories we tell ourselves a...
2021_VA_VHS_Partners50VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Partners in History
Partners in History
From July 1, 2021 - January 3, 2022
In 2019, the VMHC and the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia (BHMVA) began a long-term partnership to share collections and resources to connect more people to the story of Virginia. The Partners in History exhibition explores...
2013_VA_VHS_Songs_Change42VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Revolutions: Songs of Social Change
Revolutions: Songs of Social Change, 1860–65 and 1960–65
Jun 29 2013 – Jan 5 2014,
Revolutions offers a comparative look at two dramatic periods of civil strife and the music they inspired.

What does one of Bob Dylan’s best known songs have to do with slavery and the American Civil War? How did spi...
2021_VA_VHS_Story17VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Story of Virginia
2016_VA_VHS_Story676VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Story of Virginia
The Story of Virginia
Step back in time and explore the Story of Virginia
Experience 16,000 years of history in 2 hours
This newly renovated 10,500 square-foot exhibition interprets 16,000 years of Virginia history and features more than 500 artifacts, maps, letters, and diaries ranging from the ea...
2010_VA_VHS_Story199VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Story of Virginia
2015_VA_VHS_Story6VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Story of Virginia (being redone)
2022_05_15B7_VHS_Treasures47VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Treasures of Virginia
Treasures of Virginia
From May 14, 2022
This gallery features a rotating display of extraordinary items related to individuals or events that shaped the identity of our state and nation.
Square feet: 400
Number of artifacts: 7
About the Exhibition: The objects in this gallery inspire awe, while als... (Partially reviewed)
2021_VA_VHS_Violins60VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Violins of Hope
Violins of Hope
From August 4, 2021 - October 24, 2021
Violins of Hope is a touring exhibition dedicated to initiating deeper, more meaningful conversations about tolerance and social justice while educating people about the horrors of the Holocaust. This is the first time that the exhibit has been ...
2022_05_15B5_VHS_Visionary2VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: Visionary Virginians: The Folk Art Collection of William and Ann Oppenhimer
Visionary Virginians: The Folk Art Collection of William and Ann Oppenhimer
From May 14, 2022
This display celebrates the vision of William and Ann Oppenhimer with a selection of Virginia folk art from their remarkable collection.
Number of artifacts: 25
About the Exhibition: Visionary Virginians fe...
2013_VA_VHS_Remains31VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Exhibit: What Remains and Love of Beauty
What Remains of Edward Beyer's Blue Ridge: Landscapes of Salem and Liberty
October 15, 2012-December 30, 2013
In the 1850s, German artist Edward Beyer traveled throughout western Virginia and painted landscapes of many of the small towns in the Blue Ridge Mountains. These paintings are remarkable no...
2022_05_15B8_VHS_Reopen7VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- Reopening weekend
Grand Re-Opening of the
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
Saturday, May 14 & Sunday, May 15, 2022 from 10 am to 5 pm
FREE ADMISSION
We are thrilled to welcome you back to your reimagined state history museum this weekend! To mark this exciting milestone, the VMHC is hosting a two-day public re-op...
2022_05_15B2_VHS_4Seasons68VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- The Lost Cause: Myths, Monuments, & Murals (Four Seasons of the Confederacy Mural) (Partially reviewed)
2020_VA_VHS_4Seasons119VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- The Lost Cause: Myths, Monuments, & Murals (Four Seasons of the Confederacy Mural)
2015_VA_VHS_4Seasons118VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- The Lost Cause: Myths, Monuments, & Murals (Four Seasons of the Confederacy Mural)
The restored mural is now open for public view.
2014_VA_VHS_4Seasons43VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- The Lost Cause: Myths, Monuments, & Murals (Four Seasons of the Confederacy Mural)
2013_VA_VHS_4Seasons23VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- The Lost Cause: Myths, Monuments, & Murals (Four Seasons of the Confederacy Mural)
2010_VA_VHS_4Seasons32VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) -- The Lost Cause: Myths, Monuments, & Murals (Four Seasons of the Confederacy Mural)
2020_VA_NewseumVA3VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum
1999_VA_NewseumVA4VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum
2020_VA_NewseumVA_FPark19VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum's Freedom Park
2011_VA_NewseumVA_FPark15VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum's Freedom Park
2010_VA_NewseumVA_FPark3VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum's Freedom Park
2007_VA_NewseumVA_FPark46VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum's Freedom Park
2006_VA_NewseumVA_FPark28VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum's Freedom Park
2001_VA_NewseumVA_FPark3VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum's Freedom Park
1999_VA_NewseumVA_FPark11VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum's Freedom Park
1999_VA_Conrad_9909115VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum -- Paul Conrad event (w/Herblock)
One of the visits included a presentation with political cartoonist Paul Conrad which brought in Herbert Block (Herblock).
2007_VA_Skyline16VA -- Shenandoah Natl Park (Skyline Drive)
2006_VA_Skyline19VA -- Shenandoah Natl Park (Skyline Drive)
2004_VA_Skyline16VA -- Shenandoah Natl Park (Skyline Drive)
2003_VA_Skyline9VA -- Shenandoah Natl Park (Skyline Drive)
1999_VA_Skyline7VA -- Shenandoah Natl Park (Skyline Drive)
2014_VA_Spotsylvania20VA -- Spotsylvania Natl Battlefield
2013_VA_Spotsylvania144VA -- Spotsylvania Natl Battlefield
2012_VA_Spotsylvania95VA -- Spotsylvania Natl Battlefield
2008_VA_Spotsylvania112VA -- Spotsylvania Natl Battlefield
2006_VA_Spotsylvania16VA -- Spotsylvania Natl Battlefield
2003_VA_Spotsylvania14VA -- Spotsylvania Natl Battlefield
2001_VA_Spotsylvania8VA -- Spotsylvania Natl Battlefield
1998_VA_Spotsylvania3VA -- Spotsylvania Natl Battlefield
1997_VA_Spotsylvania4VA -- Spotsylvania Natl Battlefield
2021_VA_SIAIRVA_Bldg48VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Building
2013_VA_SIAIRVA_Bldg3VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Building
2012_VA_SIAIRVA_Bldg2VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Building
2007_VA_SIAIRVA_Bldg8VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Building
2006_VA_SIAIRVA_Bldg34VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Building
2005_VA_SIAIRVA_Bldg4VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Building
2004_VA_SIAIRVA_Bldg11VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Building
2003_VA_SIAIRVA_Bldg11VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Building
2021_VA_SIAIRVA_Conserve61VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Conservation Hangar
National Air and Space Museum Welcomes Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | 12:30pm
Now on View in Restoration Hangar After Traveling From a Galaxy Far, Far Away

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum will display an X-wing Starfighter in the newly renovated building on the ...
2018_VA_SIAIRVA_Conserve22VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Conservation Hangar
2017_VA_SIAIRVA_Conserve25VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Conservation Hangar
2016_VA_SIAIRVA_Conserve45VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Conservation Hangar
2015_VA_SIAIRVA_Conserve21VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Conservation Hangar
2013_VA_SIAIRVA_Conserve14VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Conservation Hangar
2011_VA_SIAIRVA_Conserve5VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Conservation Hangar
2013_VA_SIAIRVA_Tower3VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Donald Engen Observation Tower
2007_VA_SIAIRVA_Tower17VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Donald Engen Observation Tower
2005_VA_SIAIRVA_Tower6VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Donald Engen Observation Tower
2004_VA_SIAIRVA_Tower5VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Donald Engen Observation Tower
2003_VA_SIAIRVA_Tower4VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Donald Engen Observation Tower
2021_VA_SIAIRVA_Cases8VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit Cases
2017_VA_SIAIRVA_Cases75VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit Cases
2016_VA_SIAIRVA_Cases72VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit Cases
2015_VA_SIAIRVA_Cases250VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit Cases
2012_VA_SIAIRVA_Cases11VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit Cases
2011_VA_SIAIRVA_Cases41VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit Cases
2007_VA_SIAIRVA_Cases3VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit Cases
2006_VA_SIAIRVA_Cases7VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit Cases
2005_VA_SIAIRVA_Cases5VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit Cases
2004_VA_SIAIRVA_Cases13VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit Cases
2003_VA_SIAIRVA_Cases2VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit Cases
2021_VA_SIAIRVA_Close9VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit: Close Encounters Mother Ship Model
2015_VA_SIAIRVA_Close25VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit: Close Encounters Mother Ship Model
2007_VA_SIAIRVA_Close2VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit: Close Encounters Mother Ship Model
2004_VA_SIAIRVA_Close8VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit: Close Encounters Mother Ship Model
2003_VA_SIAIRVA_Close9VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit: Close Encounters Mother Ship Model
2017_VA_SIAIRVA_Clouds93VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit: Clouds in a Bag
Clouds in a Bag: The Evelyn Way Kendall Ballooning and Early Aviation Collection
January 28, 2017 – Through 2018
The invention of the balloon struck the men and women of the late 18th century like a thunderbolt. From August to December 1783 enormous crowds gathered to watch one balloon after another...
2021_VA_SIAIRVA_Collins7VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit: Michael Collins
2016_VA_SIAIRVA_Neil11VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit: Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 Gloves and Helmet
Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 Gloves and Helmet
July 20, 2016 – July 2017
In commemoration of the 47th anniversary of the first moon landing, Neil Armstrong’s lunar extravehicular gloves and helmet are on display for the first time since 2012. The artifacts recently underwent conservation as part of th...
2016_VA_SIAIRVA_SFToys19VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit: Sci-Fi Toys
2016_VA_SIAIRVA_Transformers21VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit: Transformers
Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye!
2009 – Indefinitely
Since 1984, Transformers toys have been a part of playtime in America. The classic “Good versus Evil” story line so representative of the struggle between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. during that era has emerged in the character of Transformer...
2015_VA_SIAIRVA_Transformers15VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit: Transformers
Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye!
2009 – Indefinitely
Since 1984, Transformers toys have been a part of playtime in America. The classic “Good versus Evil” story line so representative of the struggle between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. during that era has emerged in the character of Transformer...
2021_VA_SIAIRVA_Taylor19VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit: World War II Aviation Art by Robert Taylor
2013_VA_SIAIRVA_Taylor13VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit: World War II Aviation Art by Robert Taylor
2021_VA_SIAIRVA_Main68VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Main Hangar
2017_VA_SIAIRVA_Main64VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Main Hangar
2016_VA_SIAIRVA_Main43VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Main Hangar
2015_VA_SIAIRVA_Main39VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Main Hangar
2013_VA_SIAIRVA_Main43VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Main Hangar
2012_VA_SIAIRVA_Main117VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Main Hangar
2011_VA_SIAIRVA_Main173VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Main Hangar
2007_VA_SIAIRVA_Main89VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Main Hangar
2006_VA_SIAIRVA_Main251VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Main Hangar
2005_VA_SIAIRVA_Main134VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Main Hangar
2004_VA_SIAIRVA_Main199VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Main Hangar
2003_VA_SIAIRVA_Main255VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Main Hangar
2017_VA_SIAIRVA_Space5VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Space Hangar
2016_VA_SIAIRVA_Space11VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Space Hangar
2015_VA_SIAIRVA_Space24VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Space Hangar
2013_VA_SIAIRVA_Space49VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Space Hangar
2011_VA_SIAIRVA_Space6VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Space Hangar
2007_VA_SIAIRVA_Space25VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Space Hangar
2006_VA_SIAIRVA_Space12VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Space Hangar
2005_VA_SIAIRVA_Space94VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Space Hangar
2004_VA_SIAIRVA_Space25VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Space Hangar
2003_VA_SIAIRVA_Space20VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Space Hangar
2006_VA_Wolf_Trap5VA -- Vienna -- Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts
2005_VA_Wolf_Trap3VA -- Vienna -- Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts
2004_VA_Wolf_Trap14VA -- Vienna -- Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts
Two events here: ...
1997_VA_Wolf_Trap4VA -- Vienna -- Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts
2001_VA_Wolf_Tour_01051019VA -- Vienna -- Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts -- backstage tour
2001_VA_Wolf_Tour_01080514VA -- Vienna -- Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts -- backstage tour
2000_VA_Wolf_Tour_00051226VA -- Vienna -- Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts -- backstage tour
1999_VA_Wolf_Tour_9905139VA -- Vienna -- Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts -- backstage tour
2008_VA_Wolf_Barns5VA -- Vienna -- Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts -- The Barns
2005_VA_Will_Bassett25VA -- Williamsburg -- Bassett Hall
This 18th-century country home is name for Martha Washington's nephew, Burwell Bassett, who owned it 1800-39. Later, it was the home of John D. Rockefeller Jr. and his wife Abby Aldrich Rockefeller in the 1930s and 1940s. It was here that he stayed for 6-to-8 weeks a year to check on the status of...
2006_VA_Will_Bruton8VA -- Williamsburg -- Bruton Parish Church
2005_VA_Will_Bruton12VA -- Williamsburg -- Bruton Parish Church
2012_VA_Williamsburg14VA -- Williamsburg -- Colonial Williamsburg
2006_VA_Will_Main73VA -- Williamsburg -- Colonial Williamsburg
1987_VA_Williamsburg1VA -- Williamsburg -- Colonial Williamsburg
Including Pat Augustine
1965_VA_Williamsburg1VA -- Williamsburg -- Colonial Williamsburg
2006_VA_Will_Collapse18VA -- Williamsburg -- Colonial Williamsburg ("Collapse of Royal Government")
Colonial Williamsburg brings you “Revolutionary City,” a dynamic two-hour event that reflects Williamsburg’s role in one of America’s defining historical periods. Each day, the east end of the Historic Area comes alive as you become a part of the town’s activities. Witness the collapse of the royal ...
2006_VA_Will_Courthouse9VA -- Williamsburg -- Courthouse
2006_VA_Will_DeWitt21VA -- Williamsburg -- Dewitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
2005_VA_Will_DeWitt90VA -- Williamsburg -- Dewitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
2005_VA_Will_DeWittM46VA -- Williamsburg -- Dewitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum -- Masterworks
This is a nice gallery with a number of fine paintings, a beautiful silver collection, lots of guns (including some cut apart pieces showing you how they work), and a number of changing exhibits.
2006_VA_Will_Governor60VA -- Williamsburg -- Governor's Palace
2005_VA_Will_Governor44VA -- Williamsburg -- Governor's Palace
1965_VA_Will_Governor2VA -- Williamsburg -- Governor's Palace
2006_VA_Will_Magazine22VA -- Williamsburg -- Magazine and Guard House
2005_VA_Will_Review12VA -- Williamsburg -- Military Review
This is a demonstration of fifes, drums, artillery, and muskets.
2005_VA_Will_Main39VA -- Williamsburg -- Miscellaneous
2005_VA_Will_Hospital14VA -- Williamsburg -- Public Hospital of 1773
This is where the crazies were sent in the good old days. In 1770, the Virginia House of Burgesses, in accordance with a request by the British governor, enacted a law providing "for the Support and Maintenance of Ideots, Lunatics, and other Persons of unsound Minds."

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2005_VA_Will_Capitol14VA -- Williamsburg -- The Capitol
The Capitol building was completed in 1705. It was destroyed by fire in 1747 and rebuilt. It served as the state capitol until it was moved to Richmond during the American Revolution. So it was here that Patrick Henry first started making his inflammatory speeches (but "Give Me Liberty or Give Me...
2021_VA_MSV_Invitational42VA -- Winchester -- Museum of the Shenandoah Valley -- Exhibit: MSV Invitational Outdoor Sculpture Show
MSV Invitational Outdoor Sculpture Show
THROUGH Oct 31 2021
Discover new works of contemporary sculpture in an enchanting setting. See metal and stone transformed into imaginative works of art. Contemplate modern design in the Rose Garden. Marvel at copper reptiles by the Tea House. Fantastic figure...
2021_VA_MSV_Rockwell331VA -- Winchester -- Museum of the Shenandoah Valley -- Exhibit: Norman Rockwell's America
Norman Rockwell's America
Changing Exhibitions Gallery -- THROUGH Aug 08 2021
Norman Rockwell’s heart-warming depictions of everyday life made him one of the best-known and most beloved American artists of the twentieth century. He lived and worked through some of the most eventful periods in the na...
2021_VA_MSV_Rock31VA -- Winchester -- Museum of the Shenandoah Valley -- Exhibit: Rock Paper, Scissors
Rock, Paper, Scissors
THROUGH Oct 31 2021
This fascinating fiber art exhibition presents contemporary textiles and mixed-media works created by artists from New Image, an all-female group of active studio artists from Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC, who work primarily with cloth, paper, and ...
2021_VA_MSV_Vital48VA -- Winchester -- Museum of the Shenandoah Valley -- Exhibit: Vital Force
Vital Force
Founders Gallery -- THROUGH Dec 31 2022
Now on view in the Founders Gallery, Vital Force features the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley’s growing collection of twentieth and twenty-first century art. This MSV art collection is composed of works by artists who are from the Shenandoah Valley...
2021_VA_MSV_Gardens172VA -- Winchester -- Museum of the Shenandoah Valley -- Glen Burnie Gardens
Glen Burnie Gardens
The seven-acre gardens that surround the Glen Burnie House are both impressive and intimate. Designed by MSV benefactor Julian Wood Glass Jr. and his partner at the time, R. Lee Taylor, the creation of these formal gardens began in 1956 and evolved over the latter half of the twe...
2021_VA_MSV_House103VA -- Winchester -- Museum of the Shenandoah Valley -- Glen Burnie House
Glen Burnie House
The Glen Burnie House sits on land that Winchester founder James Wood surveyed, claimed, and then settled in 1735. The oldest portions of the house were built by Wood’s son Robert in 1794 and 1797. Until the end of the Civil War and the ratification of the 13th amendment, every gen...
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2021_VA_MSV_Rose_Hill105VA -- Winchester -- Museum of the Shenandoah Valley -- Rose Hill Park
Rose Hill Park
Just as the Glen Burnie House is the ancestral home of the Wood family, the house on the MSV's Rose Hill Farm is the ancestral home of the Glass family. It was also home to men, women, and children who were enslaved on the property. The Wood and Glass families became linked in 1832 wi...
2021_VA_MSV_Miniatures55VA -- Winchester -- Museum of the Shenandoah Valley -- R. Lee Taylor Miniatures Gallery
The R. Lee Taylor Miniatures Gallery is home to a fascinating collection of furnished miniature houses and rooms assembled by R. Lee Taylor (1924–2000), the Museum’s late Curator of Gardens. This gallery also presents four miniature shadowboxes created by Valley miniatures artist William P. Massey (...
2021_VA_MSV_Shenandoah160VA -- Winchester -- Museum of the Shenandoah Valley -- Shenandoah Valley Gallery
In the Shenandoah Valley Gallery, objects, multi-media presentations, and dioramas explore the sweep of Valley history, and two additional rooms display changing exhibitions highlighting the Valley's decorative arts.
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