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A House Divided Archive: Exhibits

King and Lee together in film

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee are rarely associated with each other but staff at Shirley Plantation, near Richmond, Va., found enough similarities between the two heroic figures to create a 30-minute film to showcase...

By Linda Wheeler  | December 17, 2010; 2:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Tonight is one chance to see WV records exhibit

The West Virginia Archives and History in Charleston is hosting a two-hour exhibit of some of its most important records during an open house event. Between 7 and 9 p.m. Dec. 6, the staff will have on display records pertaining...

By Linda Wheeler  | December 6, 2010; 11:27 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Gift of fatal bullet given to museum

During the Battle of Franklin, Tenn, CSA Captain Theodrick “Tod” Carter saw his family home just up the road and is reported to have called to his men, “Follow me boys, I’m almost home.” Before he got there, nine bullets...

By Linda Wheeler  | December 3, 2010; 6:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Major exhibit of little-known war artists

Ninety pieces of art will be on exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond beginning Jan. 15.

By Linda Wheeler  | October 26, 2010; 12:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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