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  1. Nature's Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia by Kathryn Shively Meier

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    On August 14 at noon, Kathryn Shively Meier delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Nature's Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia." Nature's Civil War:…

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    • The Queen and the USA: Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee in America

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      On July 26, 2012, H. Edward "Chip" Mann delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The Queen and the USA: Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee in America." Although the United States was born…

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      • To Bind Up the Nation’s Wounds: An Overview of the Thirteenth Amendment

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        On April 14, 2012, Dr. Lauranett Lee delivered a lecture entitled "To Bind Up the Nation’s Wounds: An Overview of the Thirteenth Amendment." This talk highlights the historical significance…

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        • Lost Communities of Virginia

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          On May 3, 2012, Terri Fisher delivered a lecture entitled "Lost Communities of Virginia." Virginia's back roads and rural areas are dotted with traces of once-thriving communities.…

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          • John Randolph of Roanoke

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            On June 28, 2012, David Johnson delivered a Banner Lecture entitled John Randolph of Roanoke. One of the most eccentric and accomplished politicians in all of American history, John Randolph of Roanoke…

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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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              • Edward Coles: Crusade Against Slavery

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                On August 2, 2012, Bruce G. Carveth delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Edward Coles: Crusade Against Slavery." Edward Coles was a wealthy heir to a central Virginia plantation who left…

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                • The First Thanksgiving

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                  On October 13, 2011, Graham Woodlief and Barbara Ramos delivered their lecture entitled The First Thanksgiving. Because of what they learned in elementary school, most Americans probably associate…

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                  • Eco-History of the Tidewater: The Long View

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                    On March 16, 2012, Roy T. Sawyer delivered a lecture entitled "Eco-History of the Tidewater: The Long View." This lecture was session five of "From the Earth: The Environment in Virginia's…

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                    • Lost in Shangri-La: A Story of Survival and Rescue during World War II

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                      On April 5, 2012, Mitchell Zuckoff delivered the 2012 Stuart G. Christian, Jr., Lecture entitled "Lost in Shangri-La: A Story of Survival and Rescue during World War II." The Stuart G. Christian,…

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                      • A Gunner in Lee's Army: The Civil War Letters of Thomas Henry Carter by Graham Dozier (Video)

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                        On December 4 at noon, Graham Dozier delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "A Gunner in Lee's Army: The Civil War Letters of Thomas Henry" In May 1861, Thomas Henry Carter raised an…

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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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