History in Virginia is big this month with Black History, President's Day and many other events happening.
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Virginia eNewsletter 2019


Image: Monticello ©Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello

 First Lady of Virginia, Pamela Northam, Historian Jon Meacham,and Jefferson descendant Gayle Jessup-White

First Lady of Virginia, Pamela Northam interviews Historian Jon Meacham and Jefferson descendant Gayle Jessup-White to get their thoughts on "Navigating Monticello's Complex Legacy".

Unearthing Virginia’s History At Seven Significant Historic Sites

You may think that history doesn't change, but new archaeological finds at these seven historic sites are proving that to be patently untrue.

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Virginia Civil Rights Memorial

Noteworthy Events for Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and you can learn about notable African American Virginians and honor their legacy at a cultural heritage event happening throughout the Commonwealth.

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James Madison's Montpelier

Vacation Deals for History Lovers

If you're interested in planning a getaway to some of Virginia's many historic sites but are worried about your budget, check out these special history deals and packages!

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Garden at George Washington's Mount Vernon

400 Years of American History in Virginia

Celebrate 400 years of American democracy, diversity, and entrepreneurial accomplishments with American Evolution, an event series happening throughout the year that commemorates Virginia's incredible history.
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Staunton Historic District

History in Architecture: Virginia's Historic Districts

Many of America's earliest Historic Districts are located in Virginia and have been carefully preserved over the centuries, providing pristine examples of early craftsmanship and quality.
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Appomattox Courthouse National Historical Park

Civil War History in Virginia

With dozens of Civil War Sites, National Battlefields, and priceless museum exhibits, Virginia contains some of the most pivotal and important Civil War history.
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Floyd Country Store

The Musical History of the Crooked Road

Follow Virginia's rich history of music along the Crooked Road, a 300-mile trail in Southwest Virginia that includes some of the most important musical history destinations.
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More Reasons to LOVE Virginia

Colonial Williamsburg

8 Colonial History Towns in Virginia

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Skyline Drive in the 70s

7 Places That Highlight Then & Now in Virginia

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Belle Isle Historical Park - bike skills area

12 Historic Destinations to Explore the Great Outdoors

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Virginia is for History Lovers T-shirt

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2019 Virginia Travel Guide

Order your 2019 Virginia Travel Guide

A vacation in Virginia is all about doing the things you love with those you love most – and discovering for yourself why Virginia is for Lovers. The 2019 Virginia Travel Guide is a great place to begin your discovery.

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