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VIRGINIA HISTORY AND HERITAGE TRAVEL IDEAS
July, 2012
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Old School

Revolutionary Experiences

The Yorktown Victory Center, a museum of the American Revolution.Find yourself in need of a revolutionary vacation? Head back a few centuries for inspiration.

~ Yorktown Tour & Schooner Sailing
~ Road to Revolution Heritage Trail
~ 18th Century "Grand" Camps
~ The Crossing of the Dan
~ Colonial Market & Fair at Mount Vernon




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The Center of Virginia's Civil War History

Lynchburg, VAVirginia is ground zero for the Civil War ... discover Lynchburg's pivotal role! Visit Historic Sandusky and learn about Hunter's Raid and the Battle of Lynchburg. Experience the National Civil War Chaplains Museum, Old City Cemetery, the Lynchburg Museum and nearby Appomattox!




Upcoming Battle Reenactments

Battle of New Market ReenactmentMore Civil War battles were waged on Virginia's soil than any other state. See what that might have been like at an upcoming reenactment.

~ August 18-19: Luray Caverns
~ August 25-26: 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Kettle Run, Bristow
~ More Battle Reenactments

Walking in the Footsteps of Lincoln

Life-size statue of President Abraham Lincoln and son Tad. Sculpted by David French.

Did Abraham Lincoln ever come to Virginia? Where did he go?

Lincoln reviewed troops at Chatham Manor in Fredericksburg and Berkeley Plantation (Harrison's Landing) in Charles City, among other sites.

» Learn More About Lincoln's Visits to Virginia

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in the Past

Fairfax County, VA

Fairfax County: Your Civil War Base Camp this summer for ...

» Civil War Commemorative Events
» Exploring Regional Civil War Sites




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Virginia's Wine Began with Jefferson

Monticello

Thomas Jefferson was America's first wine lover. His dream of wine produced in Virginia is realized around his homestead of Monticello and throughout the commonwealth.

» Virginia Wine
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Civil War in Orange & Culpeper, $1103/couple

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