List of Celebrate 250 talks in City Council Chambers. Hosted by the City of Charlottesville, Charlottesville Tomorrow and the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.
All talks to be held at noon on Tuesdays.
Tuesday, January 17: Karenne Wood, Director, Virginia Indian Heritage Program
“Monacan Indians: Here Before Charlottesville was Charlottesville”
Tuesday, January 24: Rick Britton, Local Historian
“Dr. Thomas Walker and the Founding of Charlottesville”
Tuesday, January 31: Nancy O’Brien and Virginia Daugherty
“A Unique Collection of Portraits: Firsts in Charlottesville
Artist Frances Brand, The Purple Lady”
Tuesday, February 7: Dennis Bigelow, “James Monroe” from Ash Lawn.
“A Visit with James Monroe”
Tuesday, February 21: Rick Britton, local Historian
“Central Virginia During the Civil War”
Tuesday, February 28: Harriet Kuhr, Director of the Charlottesville International Rescue Committee
“The Changing Faces of Charlottesville”
Tuesday, March 6: Dr. M. Rick Turner
“A History of African-American Students at UVa”
Tuesday, March 13: Lucia (Cinder) Stanton, Shannon Senior Historian, Thomas Jefferson Foundation
“From Monticello to Main Street: African Americans in Charlottesville”
Tuesday, March 20: David Ronka, Manager of Special Programs at Monticello
“Aurelia Crawford, interpreter of history at Monticello – Mulberry Row: Monticello’s Main Street”