Museum of the Confederacy

Congratulations to the Museum of the Confederacy

Museum officials announced a groundbreaking date of Sept. 23 for the construction of its new facility at Appomattox, which is slated to open in 2012.  This is wonderful news given […]

Exploring the Rebel Yell with Waite Rawls

I am a fervent supporter of the mission of the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond and its President and CEO Waite Rawls.  The museum has had to deal with […]

Museum of the Confederacy on YouTube

It’s nice to see the Museum of the Confederacy taking advantage of YouTube as a form of outreach. A few months ago they started a series of short videos on […]

Welcome Associated Press Readers

Last week I did an interview with A.P. Reporter Steve Szkotak on the Museum of the Confederacy.  We talked for close to an hour about the decision to move part […]

Museum of the Sons of Confederate Veterans?

The Richmond Times-Dispatch is reporting that the Sons of Confederate Veterans would like to take control of operations of the Museum of the Confederacy: Conditions at the museum have declined […]

Is Heritage History?

Let me start out by saying that I expect to be bulldozed in responses to this post. I recently attended a roundtable discussion hosted by the University of Richmond and […]