Veterans Day in Virginia

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    Land of the Free. Home of the Brave.

    Virginia is rich in military history and boasts some of America's oldest historic sites.

    New exhibits and iconic national memorials, battlefields and museums will renew passions for patriotism this Veterans Day in Virginia.

     

    Veterans Day is the anniversary of the Armistice signed by the Allies and Germans in 1918, which marked the ending of World War I. In 1954, Armistice Day was renamed Veterans Day to honor all veterans of all wars.

     

    -- Deals and discounts for veterans and active duty military personnel. --

     

Northern Virginia

Harrisonburg - Nov. 9 - Annual Veterans Day Parade - Veterans Day Recognition - Join the City of Harrisonburg in honoring our nation's heroes at the Annual Veterans Day Parade. ... read more...

Mount Vernon - Nov. 11 - Mount Vernon Salutes Veterans - In honor of our nation's veterans, Mount Vernon admits FREE all active duty, former, or ... read more...

Alexandria - Nov. 11 - Veterans' Day Ceremony - Alexandria - The city of Alexandria Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs Department and the “Friends of ... read more...

Central Virginia

Appomattox - Mar. 8, 2014 - Apr. 1, 2015 - When Johnny Came Marching Home: Veterans in the Post-War South - Approximately 30% percent of the estimated 900,000 men who served in the Confederate army died in ... read more...

Lovingston - Nov. 9 - Celebrating Veterans at Democracy Vineyards - Celebrating Veterans at Democracy Vineyards. Live music by Rag Top on a special day honoring those ... read more...

Etlan - Nov. 10 - Veterans Day Special at DuCard - Veteran’s Day Special - Complimentary tastings. Today we honor our service personnel and ... read more...

Bedford - Nov. 11 - National D-Day Memorial - Veterans Day Observance - Take time to honor all who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces during this special event. The ... read more...

Nellysford - Nov. 11 - Veteran's Day and Anniversary Party at Wild Wolf Brewing Company - Veteran's Day and Anniversary Party at Wild Wolf Brewing Company. Honor our Veterans and Celebrate ... read more...

Coastal Virginia - Hampton Roads

Yorktown - Nov. 11 - Veteran's Day Ceremony in Yorktown - . "Letters from War" is the theme of this annual event in which all veterans are honored. York ... read more...

Shenandoah Valley

Harrisonburg - Nov. 9 - Annual Veterans Day Parade - Veterans Day Recognition - Join the City of Harrisonburg in honoring our nation's heroes at the Annual Veterans Day Parade. ... read more...

Harrisonburg - Nov. 9 - Veterans Day Celebration - Come downtown to the flag-lined streets of Harrisonburg to honor the Veterans who have served our ... read more...

Museums, Memorials and Monuments

Last Updated: 8/25/2014 2:40 PM
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