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Civil War Trail and Gilmore Cabin Tour

Venue: James Madison's ... Date: 04/19/2014 and additional dates Location: Montpelier Station

Walk in the footsteps of McGowan's Brigade on Montpelier's Civil War Trail, which begins at a reconstructed portion of a Confederate encampment ... More Info

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Friends of Booker T Washington

Annual Booker T. Washington Legacy Dinner

Venue: Trinity Ecumenical ... Date: 04/26/2014 Location: Moneta
Friends of Booker T Washington

Friends of Booker T. Washington National Monument will present their 3rd Annual Booker T. Washington Legacy Dinner Saturday, ... More Info

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Joseph McGill Slave Quarter Project

Venue: Ben Lomond Historic ... Date: 05/17/2014 Location: Manassas

Since 2000 Mr. Joseph McGill, Jr. of the National Trust of Historic Preservation has traveled all across the county sleeping in and interpreting ... More Info

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Annual Civil War Reenactment at Fort Pocahontas

Venue: Fort Pocahontas at ... Date: 05/17/2014 - 05/18/2014 Location: Charles City

Reenactors from across the country will relive history by portraying Union and Confederate Infantry, including United States Colored Troops ... More Info

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May 23 - 25, 2014

Annual UMOJA Festival

Venue: nTelos Wireless ... Date: 05/23/2014 - 05/25/2014 Location: Portsmouth
May 23 - 25, 2014

Umoja means Unity. Come celebrate it at Portsmouth's 24th Annual African-American Culture and Heritage Festival promoting Cultural Diversity and ... More Info

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Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the 1864 ...

Venue: Richmond National ... Date: 05/30/2014 - 06/03/2014 Location: Mechanicsville

Richmond National Battlefield Park and its partners will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War battles of Totopotomoy Creek and Cold ... More Info

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June German Ball Weekend Celebration

Venue: Fayette Area ... Date: 06/06/2014 - 06/08/2014 Location: Martinsville
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Fayette Area Historical Initiative (FAHI) will host the 2014 June German Ball Celebration June 6th-8th 2014. This weekend celebration ... More Info

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Lincoln Legs: Brunch & Brushes with History

Venue: Richmond Floodwall, ... Date: 06/08/2014 Location: Richmond

To celebrate Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, much of which was filmed in Richmond and Petersburg, and is partially based on Doris Kearns Goodwin's ... More Info

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Juneteenth re-enactment tours

Juneteenth Event

Venue: Booker T. ... Date: 06/21/2014 Location: Hardy
Juneteenth re-enactment tours

This celebration commemorates the release of approximately four million people of African descent from the bonds of slavery after the end of the ... More Info

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Hampton Jazz Festival

Venue: Hampton Coliseum Date: 06/27/2014 and additional dates Location: Hampton

Celebrating 47 years of music, the Hampton Jazz Festival attracts the nation's top blues, soul, pop and jazz performers. Music lovers from across ... More Info

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Hampton's Afrikan American Festival

Venue: Mill Point Park Date: 06/27/2014 and additional dates Location: Hampton

An outdoor, non-alcoholic, family-oriented event that features nonstop entertainment! Over 70 street market vendors will be on site selling ... More Info

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Aberdeen Gardens Heritage Day

Venue: Aberdeen Gardens Date: 06/28/2014 Location: Hampton

Aberdeen Gardens Historic & Civic Association celebrates its unique heritage with entertainment, food, and festivity. Built by blacks, for ... More Info

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150th Birthday of Maggie L. Walker

Venue: Maggie L. Walker ... Date: 07/12/2014 Location: Richmond

Join the National Park Service to commemorate the 150th birthday of Maggie L. Walker.

Walker devoted her life to civil rights advancement, ... More Info

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