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VIRGINIA HISTORY
October, 2011
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Virginia Celebrates Veterans

Wave it proudly!November 11 is Veterans Day and you're invited to attend events honoring the men and women who served to protect this nation's freedom.

Are you a veteran? We have exclusive discounts in honor of your service!

~ Veterans Day in Virginia


On the Hunt: History's Myster
ies

Solving History's MysteriesBrowse unusual, quirky, and surprising artifacts to learn what you didn't know you didn't know.

~ Knickknackery: Curiosities from the Vaults at Museum of the Confederacy
~ Solving History's Mysteries: A History Discovery Lab at Virginia Historical Society
~ Martha Washington's Bathing Gown on Display at Mount Vernon Estates & Gardens



All the Way to Space and Back

NASA Wallops Flight FacilityIntrigued with the history of flight and space exploration? These sites are for you.

~ NASA Wallops Flight Facility
~ Virginia Air & Space Center
~ The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

Virginia's
Historic Holidays

Wreath of Colonial Williamsburg

What was Christmas like in the 1800s and even earlier?

» A Frontier Christmas
» Candlelight Christmas at Montpelier
» Christmas Days in Old Virginia
» More Holiday Home Tours

Holiday Traditions
Begin Here

Sully Historic Site

From iconic holiday traditions to historic Civil War commemorations, you're invited to begin your Northern Virginia vacation in Fairfax County.

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Dive In:
Nifty History for Kids

Virginia Sports Hall of Fame

When children engage, they absorb. Explore!

» The Tank Museum, Danville
» The Gold Mining Camp Museum at Monroe Park, Goldvein
» Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum, Portsmouth

Featured Travel Packages  Featured Discounts
» Montpelier Excursions, Orange, $1640/person
» MISSION: Black Friday, Lynchburg, $119+
» Shop & Drop at Hampton Inn, Sterling, $119+
» Shenandoah National Park Package, $216+
» Williamsburg Third Night 1/2 Price
» $10 Off Natural Bridge & Caverns
» Third Night Free at Absolute Perfect Escape
» Buy Now, Pay Later - VA Beach Oceanfront
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