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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

May 19th, 2017
  This article is the first in a series commemorating the American Evolution – Virginia to America 1619-2019 . ...
May 8th, 2017
The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail is a driving trail through Southwest Virginia that takes you through one ...
May 2nd, 2017
There are many distinct features besides the food that transform a restaurant from a mere dining establishment to a ...
April 22nd, 2017
Within every Virginia vacation lies an opportunity to pair outdoor adventures, historic sites, beaches, or mountains with ...
April 18th, 2017
  Virginia is steeped in history, which can still be seen in historic structures that date back hundreds of years. ...
March 31st, 2017
Virginia is rich with history, so it’s no surprise that the practice of winemaking in the Commonwealth dates back to 1609, ...
March 23rd, 2017
  Many states in America boast historic connections, but none have a more deeply rooted claim to the origins of our ...
March 17th, 2017
  The food in any restaurant tells a distinct story, echoing the chef or owner’s roots, culture, and origins. Eating ...
March 8th, 2017
Image Credit: Visit Fairfax If you have traveled to Washington, D.C. in the early spring, you’re aware of the famously ...
February 13th, 2017
Eight U.S. Presidents were born in Virginia and most of their homes can be visited today. Washington, Jefferson, Madison, ...

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