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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Around the Archives: Jo-Joy the Jack-in-the-Box

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Object Catalog: 2011.001.202

Americans let out a collective sigh of relief on September 2, 1945, and just a few months later, still in the midst of a victory celebration, the United States rang in its first Christmas after World War II. Coming off the cusp...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Alex Haley Discovers His Roots in Spotsylvania

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Every week in the month of February, the Spotsylvania County Museum is featuring notable historical figures who are from or have impacted Spotsylvania County to honor Black History Month. 

During the eight consecutive nights between January 23 and...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

The Generations of LeVar Burton

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Every week in the month of February, the Spotsylvania County Museum is featuring notable historical figures who are from or have impacted Spotsylvania County to honor Black History Month.  

LeVar Burton’s work in entertainment has now res...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

John J. Wright: a Hometown Hero

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Every week in the month of February, the Spotsylvania County Museum is featuring notable historical figures who are from or have impacted Spotsylvania County to honor Black History Month. 

On November 18, 1863, Louisa Alsop gave birth to a son, Jo...

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