One of Virginia’s remaining stone-arch bridges is joining Northern Virginia’s collection of protected parks.
DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — The Civil War Trust is in the stretch run to complete a $3.1 million national fundraising campaign to preserve 665 acres from the May 1864 battle of North Anna. The trust…
Preservationists are so excited about $2.2 million in state grants, they\’re setting off cannons.
Money is tight. Every dollar spent by government is being scrutinized right now because of the mandatory federal budget cuts known as sequestration. But efforts to preserve history may be preserved themselves.
Seven land tracts around Civil War battlefields in
Maryland will be acquired by the
thanks to funding from the state.
Efforts are now underway to preserve more of the Cedar Mountain Battlefield where Confederate General Stonewall Jackson solidified his legend but turning defeat into victory 150 years ago.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.