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  • Historic Sites

    Colonial Williamsburg

    Historic Sites

    George Washington's Mount Vernon

    Historic Sites

    The Jefferson Hotel

    Historic Sites

    Tredegar Civil War Center

    Historic Sites

    Historic Jamestowne

    Historic Sites

    Emancipation Oak

    Historic Sites

    Carter Family Fold

    Historic Sites

    Wilderness Road State Park

  • Historic Sites

  • Virginia is an American history icon. Our country began here in 1607, and it's no surprise that the Old Dominion has more than its share of historic and historical sites, exhibits, monuments and legendary personas. Each has its own unique story, and nearly all have a friendly Virginia face to share their passion for the tale.

    From the rivers of John Smith's explorations to the wilderness of the early westward pioneers, you'll find interesting diversions across the state. And for the casual browser or the serious history buff, the lone seeker or the family of enthusiasts, visitors will likely never exhaust the historical experiences available in Virginia. So dive right in and let the subjects below be your guide.

     

  • Virginia Experiences

    May 11th, 2016
      May is National Pet Month and what better way to celebrate with your four-legged friend than getting out and ...
    May 6th, 2016
      Going to the gym may get you in great shape for summer, but staring at four walls while you run on a treadmill can . ...
    March 18th, 2016
    With just a little research on where to visit in Virginia, you’ll find that Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, Mount Vernon, ...
    November 5th, 2015
    As the colors of fall roll eastward across Virginia, ride the wave all the way to the shore for beauty and signature Coastal ...
    October 23rd, 2015
    The entirety of Virginia is historic ground. Fierce battles of multiple wars have stained the land, and dark moments in ...
    October 14th, 2015
    In Virginia the fall season isn’t confined to the mountains. When the leaves turn their vibrant fall colors you can be sure ...
    July 29th, 2015
    A family vacation is all about memory-making, right? The old saying goes, “The family that plays together stays ...
    May 18th, 2015
    Virginia’s history is America’s history. When you visit these sites, take your time to enjoy significant ...
    March 17th, 2015
    The 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War is fast approaching. Where better to be for this significant point in ...
    March 3rd, 2015
    Tuck into a cozy corner or dine fireside at one of these Virginia taverns. In original buildings dating from the 1700s, ...

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