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VA History & Facts

Last Updated: May 23rd, 2010 - 21:01:09


History & Statistics on Virginia
By ClassBrain Staff
Aug 14, 2006, 18:58 PST

This thorough history of Virginia will give you an excellent understanding of the state.
Source: History of the United States

The Guide to Historic Central Virginia
Read about historic places and events in Virginia's past in this publication by Don and Norma Pierce of Richmond, Virginia.
Source: Central Virginia's Community Online

The History Explorer of Colonial Williamsburg
Meet the people, see the places, and experience colonial life as you explore Colonial Williamsburg.
Source: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Colonial Dateline
Choose to explore Seeds of Revolution (1750-1764), Choosing Revolution (1765-1775), or the Revolutionary War Years (1776-1783).
Source: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Virginia Civil War Trails
Read an overview of the Civil War in Virginia or delve deeper into the individual battles fought throughout the state.
Source: Page One, Inc.

George Washington's Mount Vernon
Explore this extensive site on Mount Vernon and its adjacent gardens.
Source: The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association

Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement
Read about Virginia's role in the Civil Rights Movement at this website.
Source: National Parks Service

History of Jamestown
This site showcases an extensive history on Jamestown, including a historical timeline and three lists of the early settlers of the area.
Source: The Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities

Virginia's James River Plantations
Treasures from three centuries are yours to explore at the James River Plantations in Charles City County, Virginia.
Source: Xperts, Inc.

Historic Virginia Tours

Tour of the Mount Vernon Grounds
George Washington's Mount Vernon estate extended over eight thousand acres and was divided into five farms, each a complete unit with its own overseers, work force of slaves, livestock, equipment, and buildings. See it for yourself through this online tour.
Source: The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association

Mount Vernon Mansion Tour
Mount Vernon was home to George Washington for over 45 years. Read about why he loved it.
Source: The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association

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