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The Civil War in Virginia

Virginia is home to more Civil War sites than any other state, nearly 800 in total. Read more...

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Civil War National Battlefield Parks

From Manassas to Appomattox

The beginning, the end, and a few battles in between. These are Virginia's six hallowed battlefields of the Civil War. Read more...

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1800 Isle of Wight Courthouse Complex

Location: Isle of Wight

The courthouse complex consists of the 1800 courthouse and the 1822 clerk's office. The grounds were occupied by Union soldiers in the summer of ... More Info

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Photo by Robert H. Moore, II

1864 Valley Campaigns

Location: Staunton
Photo by Robert H. Moore, II

Inscription reads: "Near this site on April 17, 1861, approximately one hundred local citizens, many of whom had just enlisted in The Staunton Arti... More Info

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A Historical Tour of Winchester (geocaching trail)

Location: Winchester

Learn about the settlement, important events, and well-known residents that lived in the oldest Virginia city west of the Blue Ridge Mountains.... More Info

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A.P. Hill Boyhood Home

Location: Culpeper

Confederate Lieutenant General Ambrose Powell Hill (1825-1865) lived in the original portion of this house from age seven until 1842, when he entered ... More Info

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Winchester's oldest home

Abram's Delight Museum

Location: Winchester
Winchester's oldest home

As an early settler, Abraham Hollingsworth traveled the Wilderness Trail when it was still an Indian path. He built one of the first grist mills in... More Info

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Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County ~ AAHA

Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier ...

Location: The Plains
Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County ~ AAHA

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Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society

Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society

Location: Charlottesville
Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society

Founded in 1940, the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society seeks to study, preserve, and promote the history of Charlottesville and Albemarl... More Info

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Albemarle County Courthouse

Albemarle County Courthouse

Location: Charlottesville
Albemarle County Courthouse

The courthouse was first established in 1762, on land donated by Dr. Thomas Walker. William Cabell was the first builder of the original frame buil... More Info

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Aldie Mill

Aldie Mill Historic Park

Location: Aldie
Aldie Mill

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Alexandria Archaeology Museum

Alexandria Archaeology Museum

Location: Alexandria
Alexandria Archaeology Museum

Step right into the Museum's laboratory and see archaeologists at work reconstructing Alexandria's history, fragment by fragment. The Museum ... More Info

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Alexandria Library Special Collections

Location: Alexandria

The Alexandria Library Local History/Special Collections houses many resources for those interested in Alexandria and Virginia history and genealog... More Info

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Alexandria National Cemetery

Location: Alexandria

Alexandria National Cemetery was first established in 1862 as Soldiers' Cemetery, one of the earliest sites dedicated by President Abraham Lincoln to ... More Info

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Alleghany Historical Society at the Covington C&O ...

Location: Covington

The Alleghany Historical Society was formed June 26, 1958 with 231 charter members. The Society has continually been active in the Community since ... More Info

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Ambush at Heatons Crossroads

Location: Purcellville

Union cavalry attacked a column of Confederates under Gen. Jubal Early here July 16, 1864, after the Southerners ended their campaign into Maryland, ... More Info

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Amelia County Historical Society, The Jackson ...

Location: Amelia Court House

A nonprofit citizens' organization founded in 1958 to discover, procure, preserve, and present for study and research artifacts and documents ... More Info

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Antioch Baptist Church

Location: Culpeper

This African American church is one of Culpeper's oldest and originated in the 1850's.... More Info

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"Appomattox" Confederate Statue

Location: Alexandria

"Appomattox," the seven foot bronze statue erected in 1889 in honor of Alexandria's Confederate dead, is located at the intersection of South Washi... More Info

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This 1897 county jail building houses the museum and library.

Appomattox County Historical Society Museum and ...

Location: Appomattox
This 1897 county jail building houses the museum and library.

The Appomattox County Historical Society Museum and Library is located in Courthouse Square in the town of Appomattox. The building ... More Info

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