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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

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, ...
January 19th, 2017
  Between the upcoming week of Inauguration events and the Women’s March on Washington happening in D.C. this Saturday, ...
January 13th, 2017
Virginia’s historic homes offer modern meeting amenities in beautiful settings. From 17th century estates to 19th century ...
January 11th, 2017
Discover the beauty of Virginia’s National Parks for free this year when you visit during any of the following fee-free ...

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