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A Conversation with CVBT’s Elizabeth Heffernan (part three)

(part three of three) To commemorate Women’s History Month, we’ve been talking with women who work in the field of Civil War public history. Today, we wrap up our series by wrapping up our conversation with Elizabeth Heffernan, the new … Continue reading

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A Conversation with CVBT’s Elizabeth Heffernan (part two)

(part two of three) We’re talking this week with Elizabeth Heffernan, the new executive director of the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust (CVBT). Yesterday, Elizabeth shared an overview of the organization. Today, she talks a bit about the road that brought … Continue reading

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A Conversation with CVBT’s Elizabeth Heffernan (part one)

(part one of three) For Women’s History Month, we’ve been talking with several women who work in Civil War public history. This week, we’re pleased to chat with Elizabeth Heffernan, the new executive director of the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust … Continue reading

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Exploring Fredericksburg’s History & Biography

by ECW Correspondent Katherine Duffek Imagine the history of a city, neatly lined up on a bookshelf. Every year, more and more of that history gets published and added to the shelf. That’s what you would see if you walked … Continue reading

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ECW Week in Review March 26-April 1

  March has come to a close here at ECW. This past week we wrapped up our observance of Women’s History Month and previewed this year’s Symposium.  Additionally, spots are still available for the Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium. … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month: A Retrospective

For more than two decades now, I’ve taken a special interest in Women’s History Month. Some people might consider that to be an unconventional choice for a guy, but as the father of a daughter, I felt a responsibility to … Continue reading

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ECW Celebrates Women’s History Month 2018

March is Women’s History Month, and to commemorate the event this year, ECW has a special treat. Last year, we profiled a number of women working in the field of Civil War public history; this year, we’re doing something similar, … Continue reading

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CVBT Names New Executive Director

Central Virginia Battlefields Trust has announced the appointment of Elizabeth Heffernan as their new executive director. Elizabeth will be taking over the role of CVBT’s previous chief administrator position. 

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A Message from the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust

This week in our Preservation News, we share with you a message from Tom Van Winkle, president of the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust. The CVBT works tirelessly to preserve and interpret battlefields in Central Virginia. If you have not already … Continue reading

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