Many key events transpired in Virginia in 1619 that have helped shape America as it is today. American Evolution is celebrating this 400 year anniversary with lectures, exhibitions, film festivals, commemorations, and other special events throughout 2019. Here, we provide a list of select happenings. AmericanEvolution2019.com
The Great Charter and the General Assembly
Runs through Dec. 31, Virginia State Capitol Visitor Center
This exhibit at the Capitol highlights the origins of the Virginia General Assembly and details the Great Charter of 1618 that allowed for its formation.
National Park Service Year-Long Series
Through Dec. 31, Fort Monroe
The National Park Service is hosting a series of events, concerts, tours, and workshops related to the First Africans and the area’s African-American history.