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History Calendar for week of Feb. 21, 2012
Join paleontologist Jon Bachman (pictured at the site
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Visit the Photo Place
"Greetings From the Past." Changing exhibition in the Documents Gallery of the Catherine W. Jones McKann Center of the Fredericksburg Area Museum features greeting cards--for Valentine's Day, Christmas and other holidays in the 1930s to 1950s--chosen from the collection of the Central Rappahannock Heritage Center. Ends July 31. 1001 Princess Anne St.; famcc.org; 540/371-3037.
Special tour, "Virginia Through Women's Eyes." 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesday, March 13. The first gift of manuscripts to the Virginia Historical Society included a transcript of proceedings against Grace Sherwood, who was accused of witchcraft in 1706. In honor of Women's History Month, the society will explore objects, books, letters, portraits and broadsides associated with 400 years of Virginia women. Behind-the-scenes tour will be led by L. Paige Newman, assistant archivist. Buy tickets online, $10/VHS members; $17, nonmembers. vahistorical.org/news/tours.htm; 804/342-9676 or email
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