Field Trip September 2021

September 2021 The Future of History Lies in the Past Shenandoah’s Belle Grove Plantation is researching the lives of its enslaved inhabitants Belle Grove, a grand plantation in Virginia’s northern Shenandoah Valley, stands as a living monument to the myriad agrarian...

Spotlight July 2021

July 2020 Cooperative Cuisine Fredericksburg Food Co-op cultivates community spirit On April 1, sustainably produced grocery items from all over Virginia got together for the first time in Fredericksburg. There was steroid-free pork from Orange, grass-fed beef from...

Cover Story June 2021

June 2021 The first emperor of Rome is in Southside Virginia. So is a 19thcentury Samurai warrior. A dozen Granada lions from Spain are about, as is a soapstone cooking vessel. An eclectic collection? That doesn’t begin to describe the treasure trove at MacCallum More...

Cover Story January 2021

January 2021 During COVID-19, This Corps Delivers Eastern Shore volunteer group worth its weight in toilet paper As executive director of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District, Jeff Holland knows a thing or two about building and maintaining bridges. That’s...