Posts Tagged Virginia History

Second Lee monument time capsule opened

Conservators inspect contents of a time capsule found inside the pedestal of Richmond’s removed Robert E. Lee Monument. (Credit: Jahd Khalil / RADIO IQ)

When crews in Richmond removed the monument to General Robert E. Lee and the Confederacy, they looked for a time capsule stowed away inside its base. But they never found it, until Monday. Jahd Khalil has more on what was inside.

, ,

Leave a comment

A Look Back at the Virginia Colony in 1619

Virginia_and_Florida_by_W._Blaeu_(MAM,_Madrid,_413)_01

A map of the Colony of Virginia, drafted by Dutch cartographer Willem Blaeu.

A number of events are scheduled to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the first General Assembly session on July 30th, 1619.

Michael Pope has this look at what was happening at the time.

,

Leave a comment