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Introduction to Virginia - The United States of America __ "Virginia is a state steeped in history. Before the arrival of the Europeans, Chief Powhatan ruled over the untamed land. Chief Powhatan fathered one of Virginia's more famous historical figures, Pocahontas. The first permanent English settlement in America, at Jamestown in 1607, set the stage for the taming of the wilderness." - illustrated - From - 

Newspapers in Virginia __ You will find 76 here - From Global Computing -

Official Website of the State of Virginia __ illustrated - From State of Virginia -

Pictures of Virginia __ Pages of beautiful, annotated, click-to-enlarge pictures of Virginia. Virginia photos. - illustrated - From -

pictures of Virginia at - virginia pictures ... __ Virginia pictures including Shenandoah National Park, Richmond, Lexington, Arlington, Norfolk, Chesapeake Bay, and more! - From - 

Richmond, Virginia History Internet Resources __ "This site is intended to help researchers interested in Richmond, Virginia history with the growing number of unique Internet resources available to them. Below is a list of nearly 90 web sites focusing on some aspect of Richmond history." - From VCU Libraries -

The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War __ You may access and explore thousands of documents, letters, diaries and more about the Civil War. This project details life in two civil War communities, one northern and one southern. - illustrated - From Edward L. Ayers -

Virginia __ A great resource including history, origin of name, culture, flag, state symbols, geography, population, famous people, and good links. What you find here will provide a good foundation for additional research. - illustrated - From Infoplease -

Virginia __ "is a Southeastern state historically considered part of the southern region of the United States of America. Named after Queen Elizabeth I of England, who was known as the Virgin Queen, this commonwealth was one of the thirteen colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution." An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - 

Virginia Commission for the Arts __ "Welcome to the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the state agency that supports the arts in Virginia through funding from the Virginia General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts...The Commission distributes grant awards to artists, arts and other not-for-profit organizations, educational institutions, educators and local governments, and provides technical assistance in arts management." You will find announcements, publications, artist profiles, a craft directory and much more. - From State of Virginia -

Virginia Department of Education __ "Gateway to Virginia's school system. Includes information on teacher licensure, education resources, current legislation, Standards Of Learning (SOL) ..." This and more. - From VDOE - 

Virginia Department of Emergency Management __ Learn about the duties and responsibilities of this government agency. "The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) is a state agency that works closely with local government emergency managers, other state agencies, voluntary organizations and federal agencies such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to ensure a comprehensive, efficient and effective response to emergencies and disasters throughout Virginia." - From State of Virginia -


Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries __ A Virginia website for those who like to hunt and fish. You will find rules and regulations, licensing requirements, press releases and more. - illustrated - From State of Virginia -

Virginia Economy at a Glance __ Labor force data, nonfarm wage and salary employment, manufacturing, construction, trade, transportation, utilities, professional and business services, leisure, hospitality and much more. - From US Bureau of Labor -

Virginia facts, Virginia travel videos, flags, photos - National Geographic __ "Virginia facts, information and history, travel videos, flags, photos from National Geographic." - illustrated - From National Geographic Society - 

Virginia Geography __ "Virginia, a southern state on the Atlantic Ocean, can be divided into five geographical regions; the Atlantic Coastal Plain, the Piedmont, the Blue Ridge, the Appalachian Ridge and Valley Region, and the Appalachian Plateau." - illustrated - From -
Virginia Historical Society __ Learn about the work of the Virginia Historical Society. You will find museum information, programs, educational materials for both student and teacher plus a lot more. - illustrated - From Virginia Historical Society -


Virginia Is For Lovers __ Official tourism website for the state of Virginia. If you are planning a vacation, you will find many excellent reasons to visit this state. - illustrated - From state of Virginia -

virginia map, attractions, facts, famous natives, famous people ... __ "a wide selection of virginia map pages featuring attractions, facts, famous natives, flag, landforms, land statistics, latitude, longitude, links, maps, ..." this and much more. - illustrated - From -

Virginia Official State Transportation Map __ "You can order this FREE map online, or view as a PDF version by clicking on one of the boxes below. You can even print all 10 of the 8.5" x 11" pieces and connect them together to make your own map." - From -
Virginia Old Photos.... faces and places in the past __ Old family photographs, postcards, historical pictures, and genealogy about the people and places. - illustrated - From -

Virginia Photos __ Galleries of annotated click-to-enlarge Virginia photos. Virginia pictures. - illustrated - From -

Virginia Photos: Photos of Virginia, United States __ You will find several small click-to-view galleries of Virginia photos. Virginia pictures. - illustrated - From -

Virginia pictures - USA stock photos __ You will find some truly stunning click-to-enlarge Virginia photos. virginia pictures. - illustrated - From - 

Virginia QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau __ Population figures and more - From US Census -


Virginia road maps, city street maps with VA travel directions ... __ Wide variety of click-to-view Virginia maps. - from - 
Virginia State Map - Cities, Roads, Counties, Rivers, Lakes __ Here is a collection of Virginia state maps showing Virginia counties, roads, highways, cities, rivers, topographic features, lakes and more. - From - 

Virginia State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song __ You will find everything listed in the title plus a whole lot more. - illustrated - From Pike Street Industries, Inc. -


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