Virginia Civil War 150
 
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Study: Civil War 150th Commemoration was Financial Boon for Virginia
August 25, 2015

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Civil War Trust: Sesquicentennial's Battlefield Preservation Campaign Succeeds
August 25, 2015

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Richmond Times Dispatch

Study Puts Impact of Civil War Events at $290 Million
August 25, 2015

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Civil War 150th Anniversary Brings Millions to Virginia
August 25, 2015

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Richmond Times Dispatch

Richmond Region Tourism Expands Training Program
May 6, 2015

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Mason to Host Civil War Conference
December 2, 2013

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Richmond Times Dispatch

Shared Story Drawing Audience to Commemoration
October 21, 2013

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Virginia Public Radio

Virginia Conversations: Talking History….and Food
August 23, 2013

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Virginia's Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission Honored at National Gathering of State Lawmakers – Hailed as Model for Other States
August 14, 2013

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Richmond Times Dispatch

New Gettysburg Museum Focuses on Human Cost of War
July 2, 2013

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The Roanoke Star

Major Civil War Exhibit Begins at History Museum
June 10, 2013

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Star Exponent

History lives at Brandy Station
June 7, 2013

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Virginia’s Civil War Programs Praised
January 4, 2013

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Antietam 150th Anniversary Prompts Reflection on Loss, Freedom
September 17, 2012

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Crowds Top Expectations at Civil War Observances
August 5, 2012

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Civil War Memorabilia Sought
June 14, 2012

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A 'Chat' About War and Freedom
April 13, 2012

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Bill's Back Porch: Appreciation of History Spans Generations
March 27, 2012

   

State of Virginia Wants to Digitize Your Civil War Artifacts
March 7, 2012

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Civil War's 150th Stirs a Trove of Memories
December 26, 2011

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"The Battle of Manassas: America’s Brief Civil War"
December 6, 2011

   

Hampton History Museum Welcomes "An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia"
October 4, 2011

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Civil War History-Mobile
October 4, 2011

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Foundation Plans 3-year Project for Battlefield
September 26, 2011

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Legacy Project Comes to the Virginia Historical Society
September 23, 2011

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In Their Footsteps
August 11, 2011

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Civil War History Mobile Visits Madison Heights
July 27, 2011

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Traveling History Exhibit Gives Visitors an Interactive View of the Civil War
July 27, 2011

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History Lives on in Virginia
July 22, 2011

   

Forward to Richmond
June 29, 2011

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New Virginia Website Traces Ancestors' Movements on Civil War Battlefields
June 14, 2011

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The Better Way to View History
May 26, 2011

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Quick Overview From VA Tech Civil War Conference
May 22, 2011

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Clark, Jackson Lauded for Battlefield Preservation, History Efforts
May 18, 2011

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Time Short to Preserve Battlefields
April 18, 2011

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Civil War Events Proceed Despite Lack of Funds
April 11, 2011

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Civil War at 150: Expect Subdued Salutes, Rising Voices
April 7, 2011

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Virginians Share Fragile Relics for Civil War's 150th Anniversary
March 26, 2011

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Historians Take a Look at Civil War Era Family Documents
March 5, 2011

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Virginians Bring Their Civil War Documents to Scan for Cyberspace Archiving
February 14, 2011

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New Exhibition Aims to Take Fresh Look at Civil War Stories
February 14, 2011

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Library Helps Virginians Preserve Civil War Documents in Cyberspace
February 13, 2011

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The Civil War in Virginia
February 3, 2011

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Major Exhibit Opens in Richmond About America’s Turning Point
February 1, 2011

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See Civil War Through New Eyes
February 1, 2011

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Lohmann: Finding History in Unlikely Places
January 27, 2011

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Virginia Leads the Way in the American Civil War Sesquicentennial Commemoration
January 24, 2011

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150th Civil War Anniversary to Attract Visitors
December 28, 2010

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States Scrimping on Civil War Anniversary
December 26, 2010

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Plans for 150th Anniversary of Civil War Face Challenges
November 12, 2010

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The Civil War 150 Legacy Project: Out of Virginia's Attics, Voices From the Past
November 7, 2010

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Scanning the War
September 30, 2010

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Commission fulfilling ambitious plans
September 26, 2010

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McDonnell offers regrets on Confederate message
September 25, 2010

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Seeking Racial Unity Over Slavery Silence, McDonnell Turns 'Confederate History Month' into 'Civil War in Virginia' Remembrance
September 24, 2010

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Local Historian Hennessy Honored
September 24, 2010

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Civil War Conference at Norfolk State Looks at Slavery
July 14, 2010

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Grants Will Aid Civil War Commemoration
June 19, 2010

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Va Uses Civil War Anniversary to Promote Wineries
June 18, 2010

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Va. Seeks Balance in Marking Civil War's 150th Anniversary
May 3, 2010

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Studying and Debunking Civil War Myths
March 2, 2010

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Legislators Hope to Boost Tourism
February 22, 2010

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The Future of Richmond’s Past
February 7, 2010

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Sesquicentennial Offers Extraordinary Opportunities
February 7, 2010

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Bill Howell, Virginia House Speaker
January 26, 2010

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Dominion Announces Diversity Grants
January 21, 2010

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Dominion Foundation Announcement
 
   

Knapp to Lead Civil War Conference at VMI
November 20, 2009

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Civil War Sesquicentennial Taking Shape in Virginia
November 15, 2009

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Commission Sends Schools Civil War History Lesson
November 10, 2009

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Civil War Sesquicentennial: Details Beyond the Battles
October 24, 2009

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Mo. Aims to Promote its Role in Civil War History
October 13, 2009

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Virginia House Speaker Howell Receives SVBF Preservation Award
October 9, 2009

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The Civil War's 150th Anniversary Comes in 2011. Will We Bungle it Again or Cash in on Making it Relevant?
August 31, 2009

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National Endowment for the Humanities
August 30, 2009

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Unity Goal as Modern South Marks Civil War's 150th
August 13, 2009

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Harpers Ferry Hosts Civil War 150th Kickoff Event
July 9, 2009

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Civil War Trails Sign Unveiled
June 27, 2009

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W.Va. Civil War Group Debuts at Harpers Ferry
June 26, 2009

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America on the Eve of the Civil War
June 2009

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The Civil War Sesquicentennial
The Goal Should Be An Enlightening Commemoration

June 1, 2009

   

Preservation at the Sesquicentennial
May 31, 2009

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Civil War Anniversary Program Starts
April 30, 2009

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UR Conference Focuses on Lessons From Eve of Civil War
April 30, 2009

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Hunger For History as Civil War's 150th Approaches
April 24, 2009

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Area Residents Keep Remnants of Civil War From Fading Away
March 16, 2009

   

Civil War-Era Mystery Steps into Spotlight
January 26, 2009

   

Comcast Newsmakers Interview - William J. Howell
Speaker of the House of Delegates

January 15, 2009

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Money Challenges Face Somber Civil War Anniversary
January 7, 2009

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UR Event Will Host Historians on Civil War
December 13, 2008

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Family Letters Add 'New Perspective' to Civil War
December 1, 2008

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Families Invited to Share History on Civil War
November 11, 2008

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The Time is Almost Here for History to Happen in Virginia
November 1, 2008

   

Prince William Prepares for Civil War Anniversary
September 21, 2008

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Story of a War About Freedom
Finally recovered from Jamestown 2007? Virginia gears up for Civil War's 150th anniversary
September 10, 2008

   

Virginia Winning Planning War for Anniversary
September 13, 2008

   

WGR News Feature
Next year will mark the start of the 150th anniversary (the sesquicentennial) of the Civil War. Nancy King, with the radio program "With Good Reason," discovered that many of our current habits and customs came out of that conflict. Listen to the two and a half minute feature.
July 28, 2008

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Civil War Sesquicentennial:
What Legacies Are We Commemorating?
May 18, 2008

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150th Civil War Anniversary Looming
April 30, 2008

   

How Will Virginia Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War?
Radio Interview with WRVA's Jimmy Barrett
April 30, 2008

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Civil War Anniversary Planning Well Under Way
April 30, 2008

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Civil War in State’s Future
Panel plans commemoration of 150th anniversary
April 30, 2008

   

Civil War Trails - Passionate Beginnings
February 29, 2008

   

Va. Will Mark Civil War Anniversary
December 9, 2007

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Virginia Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Endorses Battlefield Preservation Initiative
December 5, 2007

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Virginia Tech Gets Grant for Civil War Movie
October 30, 2007

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Historians Push for Preservation
Civil War anniversary planning group visits region
September 27, 2007

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Virginia Gets Moving on War's 150th
Commission plans solemn remembrance statewide
for Civil War
September 9, 2007

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Observance of Civil War Anniv. Opens Old Wounds
September 1, 2007

   

Putting Tourists on the Battlefields
August 7, 2007

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Virginia Plans for Civil War Commemoration
May 2007

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Spotsylvania Leads Charge
Planning begins for Civil War's 150th anniversary
May 23, 2007

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Civil War Preservation Trust Annual Conference
April 19-22, 2007

   

Pamplin Historical Park Commission Meeting
November 9, 2006

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Virginia Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the American Civil War
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