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American Evolution 2019 Events and Exhibitions

American Evolution 2019

2019 will mark the 400th anniversary of the first representative legislative assembly in the New World, the arrival of the first recorded Africans to English North America, the recruitment of English women in significant numbers, the first official English Thanksgiving in North America, and the entrepreneurial and innovative spirit of the Virginia Colony.

The Commonwealth of Virginia, along with notable Virginia institutions and national partners, will launch a series of education programs, signature events, and legacy projects of national and international significance. These programs and events will build awareness of Virginia’s role in the creation of the United States and reinforce Virginia’s leadership in education, tourism, and economic development.

Last Updated: 10/18/2018

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