1. The Virginia Plan: William B. Thalhimer and a Rescue from Nazi Germany By Robert H. Gillette

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    On August 4, 2011, Robert H. Gillette delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The Virginia Plan: William B. Thalhimer and a Rescue from Nazi Germany." Among the Jews attempting to flee Nazi Germany in…

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    • Midnight Risinig: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War By Tony Horwitz

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      On November 16, 2011, Tony Horwitz delivered the Alexander W. Weddell Trustees lecture entitled Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War. (Introduction by Paul Levengood).

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      • Virginia's Confederate Monuments By Timothy S. Sedore

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        Hundreds of memorials in stone commemorate the Civil War in Virginia at courthouses, cemeteries, town squares, and battlefields. With An Illustrated Guide to Virginia's Confederate Monuments, Timothy…

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        • The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown: The Sea Venture Castaways and the Fate of America

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          On April 16, 2009, Lorri Glover delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown: The Sea Venture Castaways and the Fate of America." The wreck of the "Sea Venture" on Bermuda…

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          • Mapping Virginia: Pictures of a Moving Place, 1587–1783 by William C. Wooldridge

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            On December 5, William C. Wooldridge delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Mapping Virginia: Pictures of a Moving Place, 1587-1783." Drawing from the engaging images in Mapping Virginia: From the…

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            • First House: Two Centuries with Virginia's First Families

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              On October, 10, Mary Theobald, delivered a banner lecture entitled "First House: Two Centuries with Virginia's First Families." Conceived during the Revolutionary War, built during the War of 1812,…

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              • Fighting for Freedom: African Americans and the War of 1812

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                On Wednesday September, 4, Gene Allen Smith, delivered a banner lecture entitled "Fighting for Freedom: African Americans and the War of 1812." Images of American slavery conjure up cotton plantations…

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                • War and Pieces: Quilts through America's War Years

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                  On Thursday, August 22, Neva Hart delivered a banner lecture entitled "War and Pieces: Quilts through America's War Years." For soldiers in the field or citizen soldiers who declared the moral equivalent…

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                  • Ocracoke: The Pearl of the Outer Banks

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                    On August 8, 2013, Ray McAllister delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Ocracoke: The Pearl of the Outer Banks." The Outer Banks have enticed Virginians with the lure of sun, sky, and sea for generations.…

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                    • Knights of the Golden Circle: Secret Empire, Secession, Civil War

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                      On June 13, 2013, David C. Keehn delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Knights of the Golden Circle: Secret Empire, Secession, Civil War."

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