July 13, 2023 at 6:30 pm

Teresa Roane

Teresa Roane was born and raised in Richmond, VA.  She earned her BA in History at Virginia Commonwealth University.  She worked for 8 years at the Richmond Public Library followed by 15 years at the Valentine Museum’s Library.  She was the archivist at the Museum of the Confederacy for 7.5 years.  She has served on the boards of Friends of the Richmond Public Library, Alliance to Conserve Old Richmond Neighborhoods, and the Historic Richmond Foundation.

She received the Heritage Preservation Award from the SCV in 2012 and the Rebecca Jones Alford Bonnie Blue Medal from the North Carolina SCV in 2014.  At the National SCV reunion, she received the Commander in Chief Ladies’ Appreciation medal.  At their 2015 convention, UDC North Carolina Division bestowed the Jefferson Davis Gold Medal for excellence in history to Ms. Roane.  She was honored with a Ladies’ Appreciation medal from the General Robert E. Lee SCV Camp.  The National SCV bestowed the Dixie Defender award in July 2016.  Teresa has given many presentations and workshops.  She spends her free time reading, watching movies, and walking battlefields.