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Thursday, February 23, 2012

2012 African American Trailblazers: Program and Reception

2012 African American Trailblazers: Program and Reception
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM–8:00 PM
Place: Lecture Hall & Lobby

Free but reservations required. Seating is limited. Call 804.692.3535 by February 17 to RSVP.
Eight honorees—from the past and present—who have had a significant impact on the history of Virginia will be honored at this celebration. A reception follows the program. Sponsored by Dominion.


The Forgotten War: The War of 1812
Monday, November 07, 2011 — Saturday, September 15, 2012
Time: 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Place: Lobby

The Forgotten War: The War of 1812 highlights a forthcoming digital archive of materials in the collections of the Library of Virginia that relate to the War of 1812. Selections from the archive will address Virginia's role, including the impressment of American citizens as one cause of the war, the British blockade of the Chesapeake Bay, and military engagements at Craney Island and Washington, D.C.