Virginia Civil Rights Memorial, made of granite and bronze, was sculpted by Stanley Bleifeld and dedicated July 2008.
VIRGINIA HISTORY AND HERITAGE TRAVEL IDEAS
February, 2013
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A Walk Through History

LINCOLN from DreamWorks Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox copyright DreamWorks II Distribution Co. LLC. All Rights Reserved.Historic homes, buildings and churches tell Virginia's and America’s stories. Walk in the footsteps of rich history one filming location at a time.

~ Lincoln in Virginia
~ LINCOLN Movie Trail
~ John Adams
~ Enter to Win a vacation to visit the LINCOLN Movie Trail - 4 days/3 nights



150th Commemoration of the American Civil War and Emancipation

Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War and EmancipationThe war that divided a nation is commemorated 150 years later through remembrance and education.

~ Battle Reenactments
~ Civil War History Events
~ Emancipation in Virginia
~ Walk in Their Footsteps
~ www.VirginiaCivilWar.org



Rich African American History

The Robert Russa Moton MuseumSixteen year old Barbara Johns' 1951 student strike at Robert Russa Moton High School in Farmville put Virginia in the midst of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision in 1954.

~ See More Famous African American Virginians
~ African American History in Virginia
~ Black History Month Events


Presidential Tours

George Washington's Distillery

It may be George Washington's birthday, but the rest of Virginia's presidential estates are open for Presidents' Day, too.

» Virginia's Eight Presidents
» Upcoming History & Heritage Events
» Explore Charlottesville with the Presidents Passport

Military History

Military Through the Ages

"Military Through the Ages" at Jamestown Settlement features historians, veterans and active military demonstrating camp life, tactics and weaponry.

» Naval Station Norfolk
» U.S. Army Transportation Museum
» National Museum of the Marine Corps

Historic Stays

1811 Historic Rosemont Manor, Berryville

Looking for a place to stay that has a story? Those are easy to find in Virginia.

» 1773 Carter's Tavern
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1805 Briar Patch B&B
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1811 Rosemont Manor
» 1895 Claiborne House
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More Virginia B&Bs



Featured Travel Packages  Featured Discounts

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Constitution Package in Orange, $499

» Historical Lincoln in Richmond, $179+

» Civil War Two-City Stay from $269 for 2

» Historic Triangle Stay, $278+

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 Civil War Experience Pass ~ $15

» 25% Off Maymont LINCOLN Tour

» 20% Off for Active Military, Williamsburg

» FREEdom Days at Virginia Air & Space
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