Thanksgiving in Virginia

The other great colonial communities (other than the one in Plymouth, that is), was in Virginia. Jamestown and Yorktown were two of the first settlements in the New Country, established as early as 1607. For an authentic Thanksgiving experience, head out to these famous landmarks in Virginia. (Quiz your kids—they should definitely be able to talk about these!)


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  1. […] The Richmond area, first off, is broken down into a few “sub areas.” There are the suburbs of Richmond: Short Pump, the West End, and Highland Springs/Varina (which are considered part of the East End). AND the city itself, is broken down into various districts: The Museum District (which includes BEAUTIFUL Monument Avenue), the Fan District, Carytown, Byrd & Maymont Park, the River District (which includes Shockoe Slip & Shockoe Bottom), and historic Church Hill. No matter which area of Richmond you look at, all of these areas are rich and thriving with culture, a great sense of community, and timeless history. […]

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