The 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution, highlights the significance and modern relevance of several important events that occurred in Virginia in 1619. These events strongly influenced the development of the colony and shaped the foundation of the United States.

THE FIRST REPRESENTATIVE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY IN VIRGINIA

THE ARRIVAL OF THE FIRST AFRICANS TO ENGLISH NORTH AMERICA

WOMEN IN EARLY VIRGINIA

THANKSGIVING IN VIRGINIA, 1619

ENTREPRENEURIALISM AND ECONOMIC INNOVATION IN VIRGINIA