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Point of Honor brings enslaved perspective to house tour in first-ever presentation at Lynchburg historic site

At Point of Honor, the house tour always has started at the front door. And why wouldn’t it? A lush green lawn frames the two-story Federal mansion’s main entrance, classic red brick and white trim inviting visitors into the historic Lynchburg home… View

by Sarah Honosky · The News & Advance · November 1, 2019

Bell Ringing Ceremony to Commemorate 400 Years of First Enslaved Africans

A nationwide bell ringing ceremony echoed throughout the country on Sunday afternoon to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in English-occupied North America… View

by Emily Elconin · The News & Advance · August 25, 2019

When Public Art Made the Walls Talk

Path of the World, Richard C. Lee gymnasium high school, summer 1977. It’s a riot of color and design, a range of faces representing every human emotion from happiness to concern. The city swirls behind the people, the perspective almost creating a sense of vertigo… View

by Brian Slattery · New Haven Independent · August 8, 2019

“Community Mural Program Remembered”

In early 2017 New Haven’s Q” House on Dixwell Avenue was imploded to make way for a new community center. Inside that long-abandoned Modernist building were two murals painted almost forty years ago… View

by Laura A. Macaluso · Connecticut Explored · Summer 2019

Call for Papers: Articles on Monuments, Sculpture, and Bas Reliefs

The fall issue of Nineteenth Century, published by the Victorian Society in America, will feature monuments, sculpture, and bas reliefs, along with their creators and commissioning agents. Co-editors Warren Ashworth and Laura A. Macaluso are looking for essays addressing the contemporary context for American sculpture: including legacy, controversy, and recent scholarship… View

by Warren Ashworth and Laura A. Macaluso · Nineteenth Century · Fall 2019

HRBook Notes: Author Releases Guide to Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia

by Andi Petrini · Daily Press ·

Author Takes Different View of Virginia History

by Emma Schkloven · The News & Advance ·

Get To Know The Author: Laura Macaluso, PhD

Arcadia Publishing ·

Macaluso Writes About Why Jefferson Truly Belongs in the State of Virginia

by Joe Tennis · Bristol Herald Courier ·

Jefferson’s Virginia

It is one thing to read about Thomas Jefferson, either in his own words or in the history and opinions written by others, but it is an entirely different and far more vivid experience to actually “see” Mr. Jefferson by visiting the scenes and places where he was present… View

by Bill Barker · Albemarle Magazine · June / July 2018