Thomas Jefferson was a legend in his own time, and since then hundreds of books and articles have been written about him, so you might not expect to see more, but historian Jon Meacham, who was featured in Ken Burn’s documentary about the Roosevelts, is coming to Virginia to share a whole new view of Jefferson.
Thomas Jefferson may have wanted history to see him as a philosopher and an educator. The epitaph on his grave doesn’t even mention the presidency.
Getting outdoors as a family with something that engages all ages is not too difficult with a hobby called geocaching. Tab O'Neal talks with a couple he met while they were out on their family adventure.
This fall, plenty of professors will be sending their students to the library, but one faculty member plans to send his kids into the cemeteries of Richmond to learn more about the city’s past. He’s sharing the information with the public through a website and podcasts.
Millions of people have lived and died in Richmond, but Virginia’s history books tell few of their names and stories.