First in Food: Virginia's Culinary Heritage

This article is the fourth in a series commemorating the American Evolution – Virginia to America 1619-2019 . See article one, two, and three here. In the July/August issue of AFAR magazine, Southern Foodways Alliance Founder and Director John T. Edge begins his article “Tidewater Rising” by…

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Virginia’s 400-Year-Old Maritime Heritage

This article is the third in a series commemorating the American Evolution – Virginia to America 1619-2019 . See article one and two. By the 1580s, the world had grown suddenly smaller for Europeans with advances in navigation and sailing, opening new worlds for mass migration. It also fostered a…

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5 Historic Walking Tours in Virginia

This article is the second in a series commemorating the American Evolution – Virginia to America 1619-2019 . See article one here. You don’t need a Sci-Fi-worthy gadget to be a time traveler. In fact, one of the best ways to explore four centuries of Virginia history is by taking to foot and…

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Virginia: The Birthplace of American Democracy

This article is the first in a series commemorating the American Evolution – Virginia to America 1619-2019 . Virginia’s Capital Trail is a scenic 52-mile paved bike and pedestrian path spanning 400 years of American history and linking Virginia’s current State Capital in Richmond, an architectural…

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