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Virginia History Trails App

Discover why “Virginia is for History Lovers.” Virginia has hundreds of museums and historic places and thousands of historic markers. How do you sift through them all to find the stories that interest you? You hit the trails — the Virginia History Trails. 

The Virginia History Trails is easy to find and easy to follow. And with 20 trails containing over 400 stories, the Virginia History Trails is easy to love.  Find a trail that interests you and simply follow that route. And with the Virginia History Trails app, you get the story of each site - what happened, why it happened and who the major players were. And why each site is important to American history.

The Virginia History Trails App virtually enhances your on-the-ground travel experience by providing you with a customized experience based on your location and personal interest.

Virginia History Trails App

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Use the app to find your way through these 20 trails – each representing an important part of Virginia and American history: 

  • African American
  • American Revolution
  • Citizenship
  • Civil Rights
  • Civil War
  • Conflicts
  • Culture
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Exploration
  • Immigration
  • Innovation
  • Military
  • Preservation
  • Presidents
  • Religious Liberty
  • Representative Government
  • Resistance
  • Virginia Indians
  • Women

The Virginia History Trails App is a program of the 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution™, commemorating the 400th anniversary of key historical events that occurred in Virginia in 1619 that continue to influence American today. Featured events, programs and legacy projects inspire local, national and international engagement through the themes of democracy, diversity an opportunity.

Winner - Best Mobile App Awards - Gold Award – Best New Mobile App

Winner - Media Excellence Awards - Excellence in Immersive Experience

Last Updated: 1/21/2020

Virginia History Trails App

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