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VA State Symbols

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


Symbols for Virginia
By Nora Kirkeby
Jun 19, 2009, 18:58 PST

Virginia Art and Theatre Symbols
  • Virginia State Folk Dance: Square Dance
  • Virginia State Historical Outdoor Drama: The Long Way Home
  • Virginia State Outdoor Drama: The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
  • Virginia State Poet Laureate
  • Virginia State Song: Carry Me Back to Ole Virginny

Virginia Botanical and Garden Symbols
  • Virginia State Flower
  • Virginia State Floral Emblem: American Dogwood Flower
  • Virginia State Tree: Dogwood Tree

Virginia Food Symbols
  • Virginia State Beverage: Milk

Virginia Geological and Archaeological Symbols
  • Virginia State Fossil: Chesapecten jeffersonius

Virginia Legislative Symbols
  • Virginia State Flag
  • Virginia State Language
  • Virginia State Seal
  • Virginia State Song: Carry Me Back to Ole Virginny

Virginia Living Symbols (Creatures)
  • Virginia State Bat: Virginia Big-eared Bat
  • Virginia State Bird: Cardinal
  • Virginia State Dog: American Foxhound
  • Virginia State Fish: Brook Trout
  • Virginia State Insect: Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Virginia Location Symbols
  • State Artisan Center: Artisans Center of Virginia, Waynesboro
  • State Blue Ridge Folklore State Center: Blue Ridge Institute, Ferrum
  • State Emergency Medical Services Museum: “To the Rescue”, Roanoke
  • State Gold Mining Interpretive Center: Monroe Park, Goldvein
  • State Motor Sports Museum: Wood Brothers Racing Museum and Virginia Motor Sports Hall of Fame
  • State Sports Hall of Fame: Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
  • State War Memorial Museum: Virginia War Museum

Virginia Miscellaneous Symbols
  • Virginia State Boat: Chesapeake Deadrise
  • Virginia Covered Bridge Festival: Covered Bridge Festival, Patrick County
  • Virginia State Fleet: Susan Constant, Godspeed, and Discovery
  • Virginia State Shell: Oyster

Virginia State Symbols

Symbols and Emblems of the Commonwealth of Virginia
Read short descriptions of the many state symbols of Virginia. Each one is illustrated by a small photograph of the symbol. You can also read about the various Virginia State Seals, the State Flag and an unusual item called the House of Delegates Mace.
Source: Virginia General Assembly

Our thanks to William W. Cole of York River Inn Bed and Breakfast in Yorktown, Virginia for helping us make the information on the Virginia state symbols better.

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