History of Virginia
28SEP 2016
Ker Place

Ker Place

In 2015, the Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society accepted over 100 brand new artifacts into our collection. Comprising of things, documents, and photographs, the choices assists position the Eastern Shore of Virginia in the broader global framework. Contributions of artifacts relating to Shore companies, lands, and record all help tell the unique tale associated with…

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23SEP 2016
History of Virginia peanuts

History of Virginia peanuts

The history of peanuts is a journey from south usa, east over the Atlantic Ocean and back again to united states. The peanut plant most likely originated in Peru or Brazil and was cultivated in Mexico when Spanish colonialists came. Nuts journeyed back to Spain, and after that dealers and explorers spread them to Asia and Africa. The western tropical area of Africa proved a…

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17SEP 2016
Virginia, founder

Virginia, founder

On March 17, 2014 I was supported a “Warrant in Debt”. As you will see when you look at the affixed image, I’m being sued for $5, by Virginia State Police Trooper Melanie McKenney. Some people readers may recall that 2 yrs ago I was pulled over by Trooper Melanie McKenney during Memorial Day sunday whenever Virginia State Police had several of their particular Revenue Generating…

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12SEP 2016
Virginias Capital

Virginias Capital

NEW! Click here to see count data on the usage of the Virginia Capital Trail Phases: Greenspring | Chickahominy Riverfront | Sherwood Forest | Charles City Courthouse New Market Heights | Varina | Park | Richmond Riverfront Click on a section of the trail for more information From the Canal Walk in the heart of Richmond’s upscale Shockoe Valley to the Governor’s Mansion in…

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07SEP 2016
Virginia year founded

Virginia year founded

Whenever student G. Irvin Lehman had written an English report when you look at the 1930s suggesting that Eastern Mennonite College would start a radio place as time goes on, resistance to your idea ended up being so strong he had been reprimanded for his idea. A bit more than two decades later, broadcasting gear ended up being put in to the balcony of the chapel-auditorium…

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02SEP 2016
Date North Carolina was founded

Date North Carolina was founded

When NC State University ended up being launched in 1887, the school embodied ideals that were rapidly changing the field of higher education. Chief included in this had been the belief that colleges really should not be reserved for a select few which the youngsters of farmers, mechanics as well as other workers must have access to the opportunities and benefits of higher…

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28AUG 2016
Important events in Virginia

Important events in Virginia

Finals Weekend is fast approaching, and we enjoy your participation in this really special week-end for University of Virginia community. Kindly take minutes to review crucial faculty guidelines and scheduling information about the week-end s festivities. If you are a faculty member and enthusiastic about offering as a Faculty Marshal at Final Exercises be sure to get in touch…

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23AUG 2016
Virginia colony food

Virginia colony food

Explore Centuries-Old Cooking and Preservation methods at Jamestown Settlement & Yorktown Victory Center Long before microwaves, electric stoves and fridges, food ended up being prepared in clay pots and iron kettles over hot coals and maintained by smoking cigarettes, sodium healing and pickling. This Thanksgiving getaway, explore foodways of seventeenth- and 18th-century…

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18AUG 2016
Richmond VA Historical Sites

Richmond VA Historical Sites

The Richmond Region has actually even more Civil War & Emancipation websites than anywhere else when you look at the country. Commemorate the 150th wedding anniversaries regarding the US Civil War and end of American slavery on April 6, 2013 at Civil War and Emancipation Day. Learn about and visit the sites of Richmond s 1863 Bread Riot, Lincoln s stop by at Richmond…

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