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Becoming Virginia

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FXBG City's African American History FXBG City's African American History

By Crrlcontributor
Learn about the history of African Americans in Fredericksburg City.
Learn about the history of African Americans in Fredericksburg City.
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Worlds Collide with Dr. Lauren McMillan Worlds Collide with Dr. Lauren McMillan

Oct 29th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
The history of interactions between native Virginians, Africans, and Europeans in the first century of the Virginia colony.
The history of interactions between native Virginians, Africans, and Europeans in the first century of the Virginia colony.
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The Virginiana Room The Virginiana Room

The Virginiana Room provides resources for genealogists and those interested in local history.
The Virginiana Room provides resources for genealogists and those interested in local history.
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New in Virginiana New in Virginiana

recommended by CRRLAdults
These are relatively new books on local and state history, most of which can be checked out by our customers.
These are relatively new books on local and state history, most of which can be checked out by our customers.
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Living History at the Patawomeck Village Living History at the Patawomeck Village

Nov 2nd | 9:00am - 3:00pm
Explore a traditional village with authentic artifacts, hands-on activities, and more. In partnership with the Patawomeck Tribe.
Explore a traditional village with authentic artifacts, hands-on activities, and more. In partnership with the Patawomeck Tribe.
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Spotsylvania's African American History Spotsylvania's African American History

By Crrlstaff
Learn about African American history in Spotsylvania County.
Learn about African American history in Spotsylvania County.
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Early Virginia History Early Virginia History

Nov 4th | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Presented by George Washington Birthplace National Monument.
Presented by George Washington Birthplace National Monument.
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Virtual Virginiana Virtual Virginiana

When you can't make it to the Virginiana Room, check these books, directories, and indices online.
When you can't make it to the Virginiana Room, check these books, directories, and indices online.
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New in Virginia History New in Virginia History

These are recently published adult nonfiction titles on our state's hundreds of years of history.
These are recently published adult nonfiction titles on our state's hundreds of years of history.
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Westmoreland's African American History Westmoreland's African American History

By Virginia
Learn more about Westmoreland County’s African American history, which dates back to the 17th century.
Learn more about Westmoreland County’s African American history, which dates back to the 17th century.
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The Birth of Stafford County The Birth of Stafford County

Nov 5th | 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Explore the early history of Stafford County with local writer and historian Jerrilynn Eby MacGregor.
Explore the early history of Stafford County with local writer and historian Jerrilynn Eby MacGregor.
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Tales from the New Found Land of VA Tales from the New Found Land of VA

recommended by CRRLAdults
Travel back in time with stories set in the Old Dominion's earliest years.
Travel back in time with stories set in the Old Dominion's earliest years.
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Beyond Powhatan and Jamestown Beyond Powhatan and Jamestown

Nov 7th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn about seldom heard of encounters between early Virginia's Native peoples and European colonists.
Learn about seldom heard of encounters between early Virginia's Native peoples and European colonists.
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CRRL History: Virginia Women CRRL History: Virginia Women

recommended by CRRL_VirginiaJ
Biographies and essays give a glimpse of the lives of famous and "ordinary" Virginia women.
Biographies and essays give a glimpse of the lives of famous and "ordinary" Virginia women.
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Becoming Virginia Festival Becoming Virginia Festival

Nov 9th | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Celebrate and commemorate Virginia's early history with demonstrations, games, activities, and more.
Celebrate and commemorate Virginia's early history with demonstrations, games, activities, and more.
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