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Virginia Beach gets new history museums coordinator

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VIRGINIA BEACH — The City of Virginia Beach Department of Aquarium and Museums has announced a new history museum coordinator. Anne Miller accepted the position in early...

Navy veteran to tell the tales of two sunken battleships in the James River

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Just feet below the surface of the James River in Newport News, two mysterious Civil War ships – one Confederate and one Union –...

50-year-old postcards show glimpses of Historic Triangle’s past

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When Blake Patterson was in an antique shop in West Virginia this fall, he came across boxes of postcards, sorted by state. He quickly...

Blast from the Past: Virginians support Boston after Tea Party

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In this series, we take a look back at news coverage from the early days of the Historic Triangle. In this letter, printed in the...

Volunteer firefighters: We built ourselves a station

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ox0DhT3Hm1A When James City gave its volunteer firefighters a lease on land to build a new fire station in the 60s, they got to work...

Colonial Williamsburg uses Pokemon to teach history

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Colonial Williamsburg is used to celebrating the American Revolution, but on Thursday they celebrated a revolution of a different kind by hosting this summer's...