SHAPING THE HISTORICAL NARRATIVE

AS I WALKED ALONG East Clay Street in downtown Richmond, past the VCU Hospital and its sprawling medical center, it would be easy to dismiss the gray, unassuming building, number 1201, for any other historic mansion in the city. But that would be a mistake. For this is the Confederate White House (right), the former Read more about SHAPING THE HISTORICAL NARRATIVE[…]

GHOSTS OF THE CONFEDERACY

JUST A FEW BLOCKS from the statues of Confederate generals that line historic Monument Avenue, sits another piece of Richmond’s Civil War past: the unassuming, tiny white Confederate Memorial Chapel, a unique landmark nestled among the colorful townhouses in a quintessential Fan District neighborhood. THE CHAPEL IS ONE of the original buildings that remain from Read more about GHOSTS OF THE CONFEDERACY[…]

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