The Life and Legacy of Vice Admiral Samuel L. Gravely, Jr.

Born in Richmond, Virginia, Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. became the U. S. Navy’s first Black Admiral and Commander of a warship and a fleet. In 2004, Vice Admiral Gravely, Jr., gave an interview to the Virginia War Memorial, just six months before his death at the age of 82. Join VWM Education Director Jim Triesler as he explores the life of Vice Admiral Gravely, the influence of his family, and the inspiring legacy that he left for us all.

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Virginia War Memorial

June 11, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum
July 9, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum
August 13, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum