Archive for Tag Archives: ' History'

Rediscovering lost history through ‘Building the Brafferton’

Rediscovering lost history through ‘Building the Brafferton’

Posted On: October 24, 2016

When I heard that there was going to be an exhibit about the Brafferton, the building which housed [...]

Speaker addresses history of racism on college campuses

Speaker addresses history of racism on college campuses

Posted On: October 13, 2016

African-American historian and award-winning author Ibram X. Kendi gave a presentation on his new book, Stamped from the [...]

Renewing and Remembering The Crim Dell

Renewing and Remembering The Crim Dell

Posted On: April 19, 2016

Fifty years ago, a plain wooden bridge stood over a small pond, then called Landrum pond, behind the [...]

Mattachine Project dives into archives to unearth Virginia’s LGBTIQ history

Mattachine Project dives into archives to unearth Virginia’s LGBTIQ history

Posted On: April 05, 2016

Members of the College of William and Mary community gathered Tuesday, April 4 to hear students present inaugural [...]

Let Freedom Ring: First Baptist Church Bell Restored

Let Freedom Ring: First Baptist Church Bell Restored

Posted On: March 20, 2016

The First Baptist Church of Williamsburg celebrates the restoration of their church bell by ringing the bell everyday [...]

Half a century of swemming

Half a century of swemming

Posted On: February 08, 2016

One of the College of William and Mary’s busiest buildings hit a milestone birthday this year. The Earl [...]

Documenting the LGBTIQ Past in Virginia

Documenting the LGBTIQ Past in Virginia

Posted On: November 23, 2015

Researchers with the William and Mary Mattachine Project discuss their work documenting the LGBTIQ past at the College [...]

A historical perspective of Thomas Jefferson

A historical perspective of Thomas Jefferson

Posted On: November 16, 2015

Calling for the removal of a statue because a white male lawyer in the 18th century owned a [...]

A productive debate

A productive debate

Posted On: November 16, 2015

We have the ability to start meaningful dialogue and for people to actually listen, for people to genuinely [...]

King William and Queen Mary, Explained

King William and Queen Mary, Explained

Posted On: November 12, 2015

Ever wonder what these monarchs had to do with our little school in the swamp? [...]