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Battle of Yorktown (1781)

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  • Civil War at 150: Union blood stains the Warwick

     Civil War at 150: Union blood stains the Warwick
    Few places in Virginia were more treacherous in April 1862 than the epic 12-mile line of earthworks that plowed across the Peninsula along the Warwick River. Led by champion New York rifleman Hiram Berdan, Union sharpshooters clad in forest green...
  • Living Here: History museums and sites

    Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region. From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region. History museums 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
  • George Washington, in war and peace

    George Washington, in war and peace
    Washington A Life Ron Chernow Penguin Press: 906 pp., $40 On Dec. 14, 1799, an ominous, fog-like gloom hung over Mount Vernon. Sixty-seven-year-old George Washington was dying. The ex-president, his doctors believed, was suffering from "quinsy" (a...
  • Never forget: History museums

    From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region to history. HISTORY MUSEUMS 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets, missiles, rockets and a children's playground....