Historic Sites

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    Wilderness Road State Park

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    The Carter Family Fold

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    The Emancipation Oak at Hampton University

    Historic Jamestowne

    Historic Jamestowne

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    The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar and Richmond National Battlefield Park Visitor's Center

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    The Historic Jefferson Hotel in Richmond

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    George Washington's Mount Vernon

  • 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.


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