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  • Archive for April 2nd, 2012

    Spring in Virginia – A Photo Essay

    by Casey | Posted on April 2nd, 2012

    Bright green foliage emerges from the trees, the buds burst open, and new life springs all around. Spring in Virginia is an inspirational season. Get outside and enjoy it!

    [Interested in the photos? Click each one for more information.]

    Lamb
    Edmonds Farm in Lancaster is a working farm owned that specializes in premium, all natural Bison and pork. March 8, 2012.
    Natural Bridge Hotel
    Renowned for southern hospitality since Thomas Jefferson’s era, the historic Natural Bridge Hotel & Conference Center is adjacent to the Natural Bridge & Cedar Creek Trail. The cherry blossoms are beautiful! April 1, 2012.
    Daffodils
    Daffodils are springing up all over Virginia! April 4, 2011.
    Edgewood Plantation
    Once part of Berkeley Plantation, Edgwood Plantation (circa 1849) is now a bed and breakfast. April 5, 2008.
    Virginia Living Museum
    View, touch, experience and explore nature at its best at the Virginia Living Museum. April 7, 2009.
    Springtime at the Virginia State Capitol.
    Springtime at the Virginia State Capitol. April 11, 2008.
    Colonial Williamsburg
    Colonial Williamsburg is the world’s largest living history museum. It is the restored 18th-century capital of Britain’s largest, wealthiest, most populous outpost in the New World. It is also the story of the United States and how diverse peoples and cultures created a society that valued liberty and equality. April 19, 2009.
    Caledon Natural Area Preserve
    A national natural landmark, Caledon Natural Area Preserve is known as one of the largest concentrations of American bald eagles on the East Coast. April 27, 2011.
    Town of Blackstone
    The town of Blackstone was settled in the mid 18th century at the cross roads of several stage coach and transportation routes. It was originally named Blacks & Whites for its two rival tavern keepers. May 1, 2011.
    The Anne Spencer House and Garden
    The Anne Spencer House and Garden is the location of internationally acclaimed Harlem Renaissance poet Anne Spencer’s writing cottage. Restored in the 1980′s, the garden served as the inspiration for much of her poetry. May 5, 2011. 
    Skyline Drive through Shenandoah National Park
    The historic 105-mile Skyline Drive, a National Scenic Byway, traverses Shenandoah National Park, a beautiful, historic national treasure. View wildlife and breathtaking views of Virginia. May 10, 2009.

    Do you have beautiful spring photos? Feel free to share them with us over on our Facebook page. Put LOVE at the heart of your spring adventures in Virginia.

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