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Unique History Preserved at Stafford Civil War Park

There are hundreds of Civil War sites across Virginia and one of the latest to be preserved tells a unique story. Not far from Fredericksburg, the Stafford Civil War Park is where a major Union Army recuperated before a turning point in the war. Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.

Learn More: Find information about the Stafford Civil War Park and the White Oak Civil War Museum

Generation Dream: Performing Art for Peace and Justice

Each year during Black History Month, youth from across Greater Richmond take the stage to honor the legacy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  A project of the Richmond Peace Education Center, “Generation Dream” showcases young talent and their vision for a more just world. Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.

Learn More: Generation Dream will be performed Sunday, February 21st at 3:00 p.m. at Huguenot High School. More details at the Richmond Peace Education Center's website.

Richmond’s Creative and Curious Chicken Plots

Richmond joins a growing number of cities seeing an increase in backyard chicken keeping. How do residents weave these feathery friends into their urban lives? A new exhibit at the Valentine museum examines the past and present of backyard chickens. Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.

Learn More: See A Chicken in Every Plot at The Valentine through September 5, 2016. Explore more of Alyssa Salomon's work.

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