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Thursday, October 20 • noon–1 p.m.

Asian immigrants have been in Virginia as early as 1860. Emma Ito, director of education at Virginia Humanities, will talk about Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the Civil War, how Asian immigrants and Asian Americans lived within the confines of Jim Crow Virginia, the experiences of Japanese immigrants in Virginia during World War II, and more.

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$5 Gardens at Night Tickets

Thursday, November 10 • 7–8:30 p.m.

Head to Middletown to join Kenyette Spencer Mills, descendent of free Black potter Abraham Spencer and Serena Spencer, for a reading of Serena Spencer's remembrances of the Battle of Cedar Creek as they were recorded in the 1915 book Battleground Adventures.

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