Great Falls Park

Virginia: Part VI

…Continued from Part V: Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial National Military Park – Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania is one of the bloodiest areas in the country. This area is home to four major civil war battles: The Battle of Fredericksburg (December 11-13, 1862), The Battle of Chancellorsville (April 27-May 6, 1863), The Battle of the […]

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Virginia National Guard, Colonial Williamsburg

Virginia: Part V

…Continued from Part VI: Yorktown Battlefield Colonial National Historic Park – The Siege on Yorktown was the last land battle of the American Revolution, and was pivotal in decreasing the support for the war in Great Britain. 18,900 French and American soldiers defeated the British, and would end up capturing 7,000 British soldiers, and over […]

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US Capitol

Virginia: Part III

… Continued from Part II: The Library of Congress – This impressive granite structure is situated facing the East (front) side of the US Capitol. The main building, known as the Thomas Jefferson Building, opened in 1897 and the interior design has been amazing people since. Throughout the building, there are paintings, sculptures, and mosaics, […]

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