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Revising Our History: What Remains in Anne Randall’s Tomb?

Revising Our History: What Remains in Anne Randall’s Tomb?

St. Luke’s is about to embark on a final journey of sorts. In late January, researchers will come together to explore what remains in Anne Randall’s tomb. The “Old Brick Church” of St. Luke’s has been a resting place for its guarantor, Colonel Joseph Bridger, but who is this person resting next to him in the chancel floor and what is in her tomb? Soon we hope to answer these questions and share them with you.

Part 3: Religion in Virginia during the Commonwealth

Part 3: Religion in Virginia during the Commonwealth

In our third and final installment of the series on religion in England and its protectorates during the Commonwealth from 1649 to 1660, we discuss how the Virginia Colony was affected by its home country’s governmental transition to Puritanism.

Part 1: Religion and the Commonwealth

Part 1: Religion and the Commonwealth

This is part one of a three part series discussing the period known as the Interregnum; the period in England when Oliver Cromwell became Lord Protector of the Realm following the execution of King Charles I.

Why the Old Brick Church Matters

Why the Old Brick Church Matters

In preparation for our Oct. 2nd event, Thompson Mayes, the Vice President and Senior Counsel for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, discusses why old places matter.