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Virginia Museum of History and Culture

The Virginia Historical Society , founded in 1811 as the Virginia Historical and Philosophical Society and headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, is a major repository, research, and teaching center for Virginia history. It is a private non-profit organization, supported almost entirely by private contributions, and is the Official State Historical Society of Virginia. Wikipedia*

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Virginia Museum of History and Culture has hosted 56 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2000 Forum. The year with the most events was 2020 with four events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2009 with an average of 3,613 views per video. Most appearances with Andrew Talkov (10), Jamie Bosket (8), Paul A. Levengood (7). Most common tags: Native Americans, Civil War, Early American History (1600-1850).

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    George Washington Parke Custis

    Author Charles Clarke talked about George Washington Parke Custis who was raised at Mount Vernon and whose life bridged from…

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    The Princess of Albemarle

    Amélie Rives was a writer, Southern aristocrat, married to an Astor and then a Russian prince. Historian Jane Turner Censer…

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    President Without a Party

    Christopher Leahy talked about John Tyler, the first vice president to succeed a president who died in office--and who was…

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    The Virginia Pocahontas Knew

    Senior Curator William Rasmussen of the Virginia Museum of History and Culture presented a talk titled “Land of Opportunity: The Virginia that…

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