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Tess, age 11, came to The Heritage Museum to research a book project for school. She wanted to write about a little-known chapter of Virginia history: The Burning of the Valley in 1864. In her research, Tess discovered stories which she recognized in her own life. Stories of change, uncertainty, and fear caused by a long-distance family relocation. She felt connected to and emboldened by the history of brave children in the Valley.

While Tess was researching, her five siblings explored the galleries. Hands-on activities like weaving, building with Lincoln Logs, and tapping the interactive maps sparked their curiosity.

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