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Settlers arrived in Central Virginia as early as 1617. Today's living history interpreters love sharing those stories at Henricus Historical Park - where Pocahontas grew up, and Wilton House Museum - Richmond's own Georgian plantation.
Richmond's Jackson Ward neighborhood is considered "The Birthplace of Black Capitalism." Don't miss sites honoring African Americans who helped shape the nation as we know it today: Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, Black History Museum & Cultural Center, and the L. Douglas Wilder Library at Virginia Union University.
Take the Civil War Trails that follow the campaigns to see preserved battlefields through Richmond, Petersburg and finally, on to Appomattox. Visit sites like The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier and Appomattox Court House & National Historical Park.
Other historical sites in Central Virginia include those of the presidential variety: Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, James Monroe's Highland, and James Madison's Montpelier.
Don't miss Kings Dominion, a theme park just north of Richmond boasting world-renowned roller coasters. Outdoors and sports in Central Virginia include great fun - from ballooning and camping to horseback riding and tennis. Eight State Parks and a multitude of beautiful gardens await as well.
Enjoy your stay in Central Virginia!
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