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2019 marks the 400th anniversary of events in Virginia which continue to define America. These events have shaped the democratic process, cultural diversity, historical traditions, and the entrepreneurial spirit of the United States. Join us in discovering the American Evolution.

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400th Anniversary of the First Representative Legislative Assembly
July 30, 2019

400th Anniversary of the First Representative Legislative Assembly

Join us as we commemorate the 400th anniversary of representative democracy in America.  Did you know that the Virginia General ...
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American Evolution Forum on the Future of Representative Democracy
Jul 30, 2019 - Aug 1, 2019

American Evolution Forum on the Future of Representative Democracy

Join us for a forum that will bring together representatives from democracies around the world in commemoration of the seeds ...
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Fanfare to Democracy Concert
July 30, 2019

Fanfare to Democracy Concert

On July 30 at 8 p.m., plan to attend the free American Evolution Fanfare to Democracy concert featuring the Richmond ...
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AMERICAN EVOLUTION FANFARE TO DEMOCRACY CONCERT

We invite you to the American Evolution Fanfare to Democracy concert at Historic Jamestowne at Jamestown Island. The Free evening concert is presented by Riverside Health System and will feature music by the Richmond Symphony.
Bring your family, lawn chairs and a blanket to enjoy!
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 8 p.m.

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CUSTOMS, CULTURES AND CUISINE

Explore the 2019 Commemoration’s finale month and themes in this exclusive online publication.

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NEWS

News
July 8, 2019

Area celebrates start of representative government at Jamestown

It was on a summer’s day in 1619 when two Englishmen from each of the 11 main Virginia settlements first…
Blog
July 1, 2019

Explore the African American Experience at VMHC with Determined: The 400-Year Struggle for Black Equality

On April 3, 1988, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke at the Mason Temple in Memphis Tennessee the day before…
News
June 17, 2019

Where America’s guiding principles took root

By George Allen - Sunday, June 16, 2019 ANALYSIS/OPINION: As Americans we are blessed to live in a country that is an…

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