The Serenity of Monumental Church, Richmond, Virginia

  During a performance on the night after Christmas, 1811, fire destroyed the Richmond Theatre, killed many citizens, and left this city in mourning. Those who were left dazed by the sudden horrors they'd witnessed and survived acknowledged the heroic efforts of a local slave, Gilbert Hunt. Standing outside of a window under flames and … Continue reading The Serenity of Monumental Church, Richmond, Virginia