From Wytheville to the White House… and Abroad – Exhibit
Sat. Oct. 14, 2017 - Thu. Feb. 28, 2019
Where: Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Foundation & Museum
145 East Main Street Wytheville, Virginia 24382
One hundred years ago, while Edith Bolling Wilson was serving as First Lady, the United States entered World War I. During wartime, she promoted her husband’s vision for peace, set an example for homefront conservation movements, and supported our troops.
Newport News in WWI – Exhibit
Sat. May. 19, 2018 - Tue. Sep. 3, 2019
Where: Mariners' Museum
100 Museum Dr, Newport News, VA 23606
Answering America’s Call: Newport News in World War I looks at the stories of the individuals who served in Newport News, passed through the port, or lived on the Peninsula, and how Newport News answered America’s call to arms.
Tue. Nov. 27 – Richmond, Tue. Dec. 4 – Charlottesville
Dr. Richard Kopley
Tue. Nov. 27, 2018 - Tue. Dec. 4, 2018
Where: Richmond & Charlottesville
Join Virginia Humanities Fellow Dr. Richard Kopley, a Distinguished Professor of English, Emeritus, from Penn State DuBois, for a talk on his research for a critical biography of Edgar Allan Poe.