September 27, 2019
In which Thomas Mathews - portrayed by Historic Jamestowne's Willie Balderson - recalls the terrible events and aftermath of Bacon's Rebellion.
August 22, 2019
In which Sir William Berkeley and King Charles II return to power and begin organizing their lands under the renewed Stuart cause once again.
August 8, 2019
In which Dr. Warren Billings and I talk about Sir William Berkeley's importance on 17th Century Virginia's development.
July 26, 2019
In which fallout from the English Civil War is felt in Virginia and Maryland as both colonies endure changes under the English Protectorate.
July 17, 2019
In which I interview Dr. Ashley Spivey concerning Native Virginian history, culture, influence, as well as past, present, and future Native concerns.
June 27, 2019
In which events surrounding the English Civil War, Virginia religious freedom, and free trade are used by the Matthews-Claiborne faction to remove Governor Berkeley from office are detailed.
June 10, 2019
In which author, genealogist, and historian K.I. Knight discusses how the First Africans arrived in Virginia, what happened to them after 1619, and how slavery evolved during 17th Century Virginia.
May 23, 2019
In which continued English expansion beyond the James River brought the English into conflict with the Powhatan Tribes and to an extent themselves.
May 12, 2019
In which Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Historian Nancy Egloff and I discuss Tenacity an exhibition covering 17th Century Virginia Women.
April 30, 2019
In which archaeologist Lyle Browning discusses the history of Falling Creek Ironworks, as well as the archaeological work being done at Virginia and America's first ironworks.
April 12, 2019
In which Tony Williams and I discuss how economics impacted Virginia's development, which in turn still influences America's growth today.
April 3, 2019
In which Historic St. Luke's John Ericson discusses how religious wars impacted 17th Century Virginia's religious thought, and how that thought influenced the way America's Founding Fathers created religious freedom. This discussion is based upon Reverend Ericson's lecture "From Religious Wars to Religious Freedom."
March 22, 2019
In which Jon Kukla and I discuss 17th Century Virginia governmental and societal stability. This discussion is based off of Dr. Kukla's 1985 American Historical Review article "Order and Chaos in Early America: Political and Social Stability in Pre-Restoration Virginia", which challenged the then prevailing notion that 17th Century Virginia was chaotic and unstable.
February 25, 2019
In which issues surrounding the English Civil War begin affecting Governor Berkeley's Virginia.
January 26, 2019
In which Governor Berkeley's arrival and first obstacles are recounted.
December 6, 2018
In which Sir William Berkeley's early life and rise to power are detailed.
November 21, 2018
In which I interview Graham Woodlief concerning the upcoming 400th Anniversary of the First Thanksgiving in Virginia.
November 11, 2018
In which I interview Fort Monroe's superintendent Terry Brown.
October 27, 2018
In which I interview the Shades of Our Past re-enactors about Grace Sherwood - The Witch of Pungo.
September 15, 2018
In which the influence of Samuel Mathews, Sr. and William Claiborne is detailed more closely. Special attention is given to showing how their influence paved the way for Sir William Berkeley's timely arrival.
August 29, 2018
In which Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation's Nancy Egloff and I discuss the foundation of Virginia's House of Burgesses.
July 29, 2018
In which Sir John Harvey becomes Virginia's Governor, fights with his Council, especially the Mathews-Claiborne faction, and loses his wealth and position is recounted.
June 22, 2018
In which Virginia begins life as a Royal Colony during the 1620s.
May 18, 2018
In which the Library of Virginia's Sandra Gioia Treadway tells us about 5 remarkable women - Cockacoeske, Anna Maria Lane, Elizabeth Van Lew, Caroline Putnam, and Mary Jackson, and how they impacted Virginia and beyond.
April 6, 2018
In which the fallout from Opechancanough's 1622 Massacre reaches England and brings the Virginia Company to her death.
March 27, 2018
In which I interview Historic Jamestowne's Dr. James Horn.
February 28, 2018
In which I interview Robert Russa Moton Museum Education Director Cainan Townsend for American Evolution: Virginia to America 1619-2019. Cainan discusses how a group of African-American high school students led a 1951 protest which had a major influence on Brown vs. Board of Education and the Civil Rights movement that soon followed.
February 21, 2018
In which the events leading up to and of the infamous 1622 Opechancanough led massacre are narrated.
January 23, 2018
In which the disastrous political situation surrounding the Virginia Company of London and is brought to her demise is recounted.
December 22, 2017
In which the New World's first representative government, the House of Burgesses, is outlined.
November 30, 2017
In which the arrival of Virginia's first women and Africans is detailed.
November 17, 2017
In which the details of the First Thanksgiving, which took place in 1619 Virginia, is narrated.
October 27, 2017
In which the continued growth along the James River is outlined detailing the first ironworks, the first representative government, the first Thanksgiving, and other changes stemming from the newest plantations being founded in Virginia.
October 21, 2017
In which L.B. Taylor's Essay about Shirley Plantation's Haunted Aunt Pratt is read for this Halloween Special Podcast.
September 26, 2017
In which the Company realizes that they have no other choice but to offer land to investors, and that land is transformed into vibrant plantations.
August 29, 2017
In which details concerning Henricus being further fortified and Thomas Dale's shifting power up the James River in order to establish a series of plantations along the James River is recounted.
July 24, 2017
In which Thomas Dale tries to shape the colony, Rolfe's tobacco experiment, the growth of the James River Plantations, the Rolfes' travel to England, and Pocahontas dies are recounted.
June 22, 2017
In which the events leading up to Pocahontas marriage to John Rolfe are recounted.
May 28, 2017
In which a brief overview of Virginia's history leading to her contribution to Memorial Day is recounted.
May 20, 2017
In which Thomas Dale arrives, founds Henricus, fights Powhatan, is challenged by the Spanish, and asks for new settlers. The Virginia Company obliges, but has to use Bermuda to raise funds.
April 22, 2017
In which the Sea Venture survivors arrive, attempt to leave, and are turned back as Lord Delaware shows up, reorganizes the colony, joins a war, and returns to England.
March 24, 2017
In which the Sea Venture castaways settled into Bermuda, but a series of mutinies threatened to derail their escape plans. Perhaps they would have wished they would have remained on Devil's Isle after they reached Jamestown in May 1610.
February 24, 2017
In which the Jamestown colony suffers through the Starving Time.
January 18, 2017
In which the surviving 6 ships make it to Jamestown only to see chaos erupt and John Smith leave Virginia.
December 8, 2016
In which the third resupply mission sails away from England, endures 7 weeks of calm seas and disease before being tormented by a hurricane. The Sea Venture is then run aground at a frightening location.
November 16, 2016
In which Smith fights enemies in Virginia and England, endures, but the Virginia Company reforms itself, and thus legally ends Smith's control in Jamestown. 
October 27, 2016
In which a ghost stories pertaining to Gloucester's Rosewell Plantation from LB Taylor Jr's Ghosts of Tidewater are read.
October 6, 2016
In which Smith and his men endure a winter storm plagued journey to Werowocomoco, dodge death at Powhatan's hands, and then confront Opechancanough in a deadly standoff.
September 8, 2016
In which the beginning of John Smith's Presidency, which is challenged by Christopher Newport's arrival, is narrated.
August 14, 2016
In which, Newport returns, saves John Smith again, meets Powhatan, and returns to England. Then Smith explores the Chesapeake Bay region on two missions before returning to Jamestown to take control of the struggling colony on September 10, 1608 is recounted.
July 17, 2016
In which details about John Smith's early life are recounted as a segue into his early attempts to save Jamestown from collapse. Along the way, Opechancanough, Powhatan, and Pocahontas are met.
June 29, 2016
In which Christopher Newport returns to courtly intrigue, while spy games threaten to undermine the Virginia venture. Meanwhile, harsh summer conditions plague the Jamestown colonists, death claims half of the men, and chaos rules supreme. The time is right for a brash upstart to take control. 
June 1, 2016
In which Christopher Newport explores Powhatan lands along what the English would name the James River, Jamestown is attacked by an Indian alliance, and James Fort had to be built, all before Newport decided to sail back to England on June 22, 1607.
May 14, 2016
In which the two week period between First Landing at Cape Henry and the colonists choose Jamestown Island as their home is recounted.
May 1, 2016
In which events concerning the formation of the London Company and the 1607 voyage to Virginia are illustrated.
April 4, 2016
In which a broader scope of events leading to Jamestown's founding is detailed.
March 8, 2016
In which the White attempts to return to Roanoke, only to be plagued bycontinuing failure and anguish. 
February 18, 2016
In which the Lost Colony adventure is detailed leading up to John White's initial departure from Roanoke in August 1587.
January 27, 2016
In which details surrounding the English 1585 colonization attempt, and the colony's disastrous conclusion are outlined.
January 4, 2016
In which the 1584 English scouting mission at Roanoke Island is detailed.
December 17, 2015
In which Sir Walter Raleigh's early profile up to his Virginia colonization attempt is briefly illustrated.
December 9, 2015
In which Early English exploration attempts are (very) briefly recounted. Those attempts would greatly influence Sir Walter Raleigh, and the earliest Virginian settlements.
December 1, 2015
In which Virginia's History explodes into life through the events surrounding Don Luis and the Spanish Ajacan Mission.
November 28, 2015
The Virginia History Podcast covers the rich history that has made the Commonwealth what it is today. Events covered during this podcast will include -  Colonial Era American War for Independence Pre-Civil War Civil War Reconstruction Early Modern Virginia During the World's Wars Cold War Virginia Contemporary Virginia Along the way, I will blog, mostly small notes, resources, and pictures to supplement the history at
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