1. Brown's Battleground in Prince Edward County, Virginia

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    On April 12, 2012, Jill Titus delivered a lecture entitled "Brown's Battleground in Prince Edward County, Virginia." When the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Brown v.…

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    • The Civil War at a Crossroads: The Seven Days

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      On June 19, 2012, Edward Ayers delivered a Banner Lecture entitled The Civil War at a Crossroads: The Seven Days. In the spring of 1862, Virginia's civilians faced a different kind of war than…

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      • Year of Meteors: Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the Election that Brought on the Civil War

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        On March 24, 2011, Douglas R. Egerton delivered a Banner Lecture entitled Year of Meteors: Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the Election that Brought on the Civil War. In Year of Meteors, Douglas…

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        • Winslow Homer's Virginia

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          On April 18, 2013, Elizabeth O'Leary delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Winslow Homer's Virginia." When his paintings were exhibited in 1866, artist Winslow Homer gained critical…

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          • Before It Was Virginia: Setting the Stage

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            On March 16, 2012, Helen C. Rountree delivered a lecture entitled “Before It Was Virginia: Setting the Stage.” When English settlers arrived here 400 years ago, they encountered the first…

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            • More Important Than Gettysburg: The Seven Days Campaign as a Turning Point

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              On July 11, 2012, Gary W. Gallagher delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "More Important Than Gettysburg: The Seven Days Campaign as a Turning Point." Ever since the Civil War ended, it has…

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              • Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade

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                On January 26, 2012, Maurie D. McInnis delivered a lecture entitled “Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade.” In 1853 Eyre Crowe, a young British artist, visited a slave auction…

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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…

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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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                    • Unlocking Menokin’s Secrets: Archaeological and Landscape Research at a Northern Neck Plantation

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                      On October 25, 2012, David Brown delivered a Banner Lecture entitled Unlocking Menokin’s Secrets: Archaeological and Landscape Research at a Northern Neck Plantation. One of the great houses…

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