27th Annual James Monroe Lecture


Talking History with Ed Baptist


Professor Edward E. Baptist visiting UMW

Edward Baptist

Talking History Schedule 2014-2015


Welcome Back with the Great Tim’s Mart Scavenger Hunt

photo-e1405553086454-1024x768This post goes out to all our returning History and American Studies students.  A scavenger hunt is on.  The building housing Tim’s Mart at 1010 Caroline Street in downtown Fredericksburg is for sale, and the city’s Department of Economic Development needs an old picture of the facade, dating from before 1955.  They need it so badly that they’re offering a $500 reward to anyone who can turn one up before December 31.  So it’s time to hone your digital and analog archival skills, crack open old newspapers and dusty cardboard boxes, and start looking for early twentieth century Fredericksburg streetscapes. [Read more…]