ALTAVISTA, Va. (WRIC) — The term “lynching” holds powerful meaning, especially here in the south. But where did the term come from? To find …
A rat’s nest found behind a wall at the 1812 John Wickham House offers clues about how a 19th-century family lived beyond what written recor…
A new Library of Virginia exhibition explores how the Commonwealth handled the alcohol ban between 1916 and 1933.
Dr. Robert Russa Moton, who was born in Amelia County, is tied to some of the biggest moments in Black History.
Camp Lee, now known as Fort Lee, opened in 1917 to train soldiers for World War I.
The Aluminaut was an experimental deep sea submarine first conceived by the Reynolds Corporation in the 1940’s.
The Science Museum of Virginia was once was Richmond’s Union Station, a hub for train travel.
Eleanor Parker Sheppard was a political force in Richmond during the 1950’s and 1960’s.
Coming up during a very challenging time for racial equality, Captain Hansford Bayton got a group of white investors to purchase a steamboat…
There is expected to be a ground breaking for ‘Mantle’ in 2017.
Elizabeth Van Lew hated slavery so much, she decided to do something about it.
Monumental Church stands where a fire killed 72 people inside a packed theatre on December 26, 1811.
In 1950, the City of Richmond hired its first African American firefighters; they were members of Engine Company Number 9.
The bell hung and rang at the original 1749 Chesterfield Courthouse.
The Richmond Police Museum includes 150 years worth of memorabilia from the department.
Members of the Wolf Creek Cherokee Tribe drum to keep their history alive.