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  • Latest News: New Book on Pictorial Maps

    Designed to educate, amuse, or advertise, pictorial maps were a clever and colorful component of print culture in the mid-20th century, often overlooked in studies of cartography. A new book published by the Library of Congress in association with the University of Chicago Press, “Picturing America: The Golden Age of...

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April 21, 2012 - Governor McDonnell Declares April 28, 2012 to be James Monroe Day in Virginia

Click Here to read the Governor's proclamation that April 28, 2012 be recognized as James Monroe Day in the Commomwealth of Virginia.