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  • A stroll through history at Virginia's Berkeley Plantation

     A stroll through history at Virginia's Berkeley Plantation
    A place of beginnings and endings, Berkeley Plantation, about halfway between Richmond and Williamsburg, Va., is part of your life. Each time you celebrate Thanksgiving, there's an echo of the first Thanksgiving held here in 1619 (pre-Pilgrim, Berkeley happily reminds us). Each time the solemn notes of taps play at the end of a day or the end of a life, they echo the notes first sounded at Berkeley during the Civil War.
  • Iowa State Fair: A celebration of all things agricultural

    Iowa State Fair: A celebration of all things agricultural
    With her head and neck arched forward and her arms outstretched behind her, Diane Kleen steels herself for a curious test of perseverance. As someone nearby shouts, "Go!" her tensed muscles relax. She teeters toward the table in front of her, and an...

    Virginia researcher works to save Atlantic sturgeon

     
    HOPEWELL, Va. — Researcher Matt Balazik wears his passion for saving the Atlantic sturgeon on his right arm -- a tattoo of the ancient fish -- and lives it by counting the bottom-feeding giants in the James River. The 30-year-old...

    Civil War deeply rooted in Virginia

    Civil War deeply rooted in Virginia
    On a blustery late-winter afternoon at Manassas, where a muscular statue of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson marks the spot where the Confederate general earned his nickname, the Civil War lives, not separate from life in Virginia, but intricately entwined with...

    Visiting Virginia's Civil War sites

    THE BEST WAY TO VIRGINIA'S CIVIL WAR SITES From LAX, nonstop service to Washington Dulles (in Virginia) is offered on United, American and Virgin America; direct service (stop, no change of plane) is offered on Southwest, and connecting service (change...