va to america

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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AMERICAN EVOLUTION STORIES

Explore the many stories that make up the 2019 Commemoration and be inspired to share your own, learn more about the Virginia History Trails, and visit Virginia, where history lives. American Evolution Stories is an opportunity to share your story with the world.

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VIRGINIA HISTORY TRAILS APP WINS

MEDIA EXCELLENCE AWARD

The Virginia History Trails app recently won a Media Excellence Award for “Excellence in Immersive Experience”. Check out the full experience and download the app today!

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FEATURED EVENTS

Virginia International Tattoo
April 25-28, 2019

Virginia International Tattoo

See the show that America’s premier tourism organization has named the Number One U.S. destination for travelers (American Bus Association ...
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World Premiere: Dance Theatre of Harlem-Norfolk, VA
May 3-5, 2019

World Premiere: Dance Theatre of Harlem-Norfolk, VA

Get your tickets for the Dance Theatre of Harlem world premiere ballet, commissioned by American Evolution and Virginia Arts Festival! ...
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Global Pathfinder Summit
May 20-24 2019

Global Pathfinder Summit

100 emerging leaders from around the globe representing 51 countries will join with 50 Virginians for five days of leadership ...
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NEWS

Blog
April 18, 2019

Virginia Tech Sweeps 2019 American Evolution Innovators Cup

At the 2019 American Evolution Innovators Cup, Virginia Tech students took home the gold. Winning more than $40,000 in cash…
News
April 18, 2019

Virginia History Trails App Featured as App of the Day

The Virginia History Trails app was recently featured as the "App of the Day" on a leading technology developer site.…
Blog
April 16, 2019

Discover how Virginia entrepreneurship changed the world

If you really want to go deep and learn how the American tradition of innovation and entrepreneurship came about, there’s…

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