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Sites by author "Virginia Foundation for the Humanities": 341

Historical Significance The predecessor to Wiley Hall (located on the Emory & Henry College campus) was called "The College" and served as a hospital for black Union soldiers, all members of the segregated 5th United States Cavalry, who were…

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Historical Significance The museum documents the history of watermen in the Chesapeake Bay region, including the experience of African American watermen. Physical Description No Physical Description Available. Geographical and Contact…

Historical Significance In 1890, Steven and Carolina Warren purchased land at the current intersection of Warren Street and West Court Street in Rocky Mount, Virginia. Out of this purchase grew the historic African-American settlement of Warren…

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