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Virginia’s 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution, Concludes Commemorative Year Showcasing 400 Years of Virginia History and Its Indelible Impact on America and the World

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Statewide Virginia Campaign of National and International Significance Generated More Than $100 Million in Economic Impact, Engaged 2 Million Participants, Supported More Than 1,000 Virginia Jobs, and Established a Legacy That Will Positively Impact Virginia for Years to Come

Jamestown, VA (December 24, 2019) – This month, Virginia’s 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution, concludes its 2019 Commemorative year, which established national and international awareness of Virginia’s vital role in the creation of the United States, and reinforced the Commonwealth’s leadership in education, tourism and economic development. Over the past 12 months American Evolution engaged with more than 350 Virginia institutions and national partners to convene more than 20 signature events, legacy projects, educational initiatives, performances, exhibitions and statewide community programs showcasing significant historical events that occurred 400 years ago in 1619 Virginia.

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