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  • Gettysburg at 150: The show's over, the ghosts remain

    Muffle the drums, furl the flags. The commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the great battle is concluded, this year's faux battle lost and won, the hurly-burly done. The crowds and tumult are gone, and once again the grass is allowed to grow in...
  • Keller Williams Plays Toad's Place on Oct. 11

    Keller Williams Plays Toad's Place on Oct. 11
    Musicians drool over the kind of artistic freedom Keller Williams regularly enjoys. He does solo shows — not your usual solo-show fare, but rather danceable acoustic music (he calls it "ADM"), crafted together with layers of looped instruments he...
  • If you go: Belmont and Virginia Historic Garden Week

    The Gari Melchers Home & Studio, 224 Washington St., Falmouth, Va. Call 540-654-1844 or go to garimelchers.umw.edu. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Wednesday. The estate is one of the homes taking part in The Garden Club of Virginia's Historic...
  • Baltimore native, artist husband sowed seeds for historic Virginia estate

    Baltimore native, artist husband sowed seeds for historic Virginia estate
    Visitors celebrating Virginia's 80th Historic Garden Week at the Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont might not immediately see a connection to Baltimore. The American painter, known for his portraiture, hailed from Detroit. His home, recognized...
  • A taste of freedom

    A taste of freedom
    On New Year's Day 1863, Quinn Chapel, a black church in Chicago, hosted a celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation. According to the Tribune's account, after Scripture was read and the choir sang, J. Stanley recited a poem he'd written for the...
  • Chancellorsville: Lee's genius, U.S. Army's double shame

    Chancellorsville: Lee's genius, U.S. Army's double shame
    The Battle of Chancellorsville, widely considered Gen. Robert E. Lee's greatest victory, saw the Rebel army under Lee and Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson rout a Yankee force more than twice its size. The Northern defeat would be masked, the Tribune...
  • Civil War: Gettysburg's second front

     Civil War: Gettysburg's second front
    Soon after Gen. Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia started marching from Fredericksburg toward the fateful July 1-3, 1863, Battle of Gettysburg, the telegraph line to Fort Monroe starting humming. "Lee's Army is in motion toward the...
  • Searching for a lost landmark in Williamsburg

     Searching for a lost landmark in Williamsburg
    Of all the public buildings that helped define life in 18th-century Williamsburg, the most conspicuous absence in today's restored colonial capital may be the Market House that once stood near the Powder Magazine on Duke of Gloucester Street. That's why...
  • Armistead's journey to Baltimore

    Armistead's journey to Baltimore
    Confederate Gen. Lewis Addison Armistead, who was mortally wounded during Pickett's ill-fated charge at Gettysburg, sleeps away the ages in a quiet Baltimore cemetery. And how he came to spend eternity here is somewhat of a mystery. Armistead was...
  • Saturday's local tennis roundup: Williamsburg's Jones, Mahaffey take titles in Suffolk; Slattery gains payback vs. Hokie

    Two stars for Jamestown High's Region I runner-up squad enjoyed productive days in the Level 5 Peanut Open on hard courts at Suffolk Racquet Club. Michael Jones, who played No. 2 for the Eagles this spring and will compete for Methodist University, won...
  • Gloucester School Board approves hirings, resignations, contract changes

    The Gloucester County School Board approved Tuesday night a number of employment changes to include hirings, resignations and transfers. Hirings: --Mary Runnells, of Gloucester, as coordinator of special education, effective Aug. 19; --Jennifer...