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Civil War in Virginia

Get hands-on with history in Virginia as you hear stories, read accounts, and see reenactments of life during the Civil War. Glimpse 1861-1865 through the eyes of women, African-Americans, soldiers, spies, and children during the 150th Commemoration of the Civil War and Emancipation.

Virginia History Experiences

September 18th, 2017
Virginia history is more than we have been taught. Many know Virginia as the mother of Presidents. It is also the place ...
September 5th, 2017
This article is the seventh in a series commemorating the American Evolution – Virginia to America 1619-2019 . See articles ...
September 1st, 2017
  September is Virginia Spirits Month, and while you can celebrate with a beverage made by a bartender at a Virginia ...
August 30th, 2017
This article is the sixth in a series commemorating the American Evolution – Virginia to America 1619-2019 . See articles ...
August 22nd, 2017
This article is the fifth in a series commemorating the American Evolution – Virginia to America 1619-2019 . See article ...
August 2nd, 2017
  This article is the fourth in a series commemorating the American Evolution – Virginia to America 1619-2019 . See ...
July 30th, 2017
The history of country music is still alive in the mountains in Hiltons, Virginia, where every Saturday night, the Carter ...
July 29th, 2017
Known as the “Birthplace of Country Music,” Bristol’s streets are almost always filled with the sounds of live ...
July 28th, 2017
  *Article researched and co-authored by Monica Mitchell.*   In the past 25 years, the craft beer market has ...
July 7th, 2017
The nickname “The Bluegrass State” may already be taken, but no thorough exploration of the genre’s sights and sounds would ...

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