Posts Tagged: History

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But Did You Know…Prohibition & Franklin County, The Moonshine Capital of the World

by Patricia Keppel | Posted: May 1, 2020 | Updated: May 26, 2020

Many people know a little bit about the era of Prohibition in America or have at least watched films about moonshiners, such as the 2012 . . .

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Exploring Virginia’s History: Hamilton & the Virginian Presidents

by Jenna Eckel | Posted: Oct 29, 2019 | Updated: May 14, 2020

As the first, largest and most prosperous of the British colonies in America, Virginia provided four of the first five presidents of the United States . . .

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50 Years of LOVE: A History of LGBT Travel in Virginia

by Wirt Confroy | Posted: Aug 22, 2019 | Updated: Oct 16, 2019

It was in 1969 – 50 years ago – that the Commonwealth’s “Virginia is For Lovers” tourism slogan was created. It is now one of the most beloved and iconic travel slogans in the world, and was inducted into the Madison Avenue Advertising Walk of Fame in 2009. While it has meant a lot of different things to a lot of different people over the years, one thing remains the same: LOVE.

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