Do you know Lake Anna's history? Since gold mining was such a big part, we decided to do a little digging ourselves. Check out part one of Lake Anna's story - http://www.virginiaoutdoors.com/article/more/4367
Did you know that "HeLa" cells -- used to develop the polio vaccine and in cancer and AIDS research -- were originally taken from a Black wife and mother of five from Virginia? Lacks died of cancer in Henrietta Lacks 1951 at age 31, but her miraculous medical legacy lives on. Black History Month 2013 | Essence.com
Sailor's Creek Battlefield Historical State Park will host activities to commemorate the 149th Anniversary of the Battles of Sailor's Creek on Saturday April 5, 2014, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Follow the link for details. - http://www.virginiaoutdoors.com/article/more/4935
McLean house, Appomattox, Virginia where the formal surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia took place. Mr. Wilmer McLean left northern Virginia for Appomattox to escape the war, yet the war ended in his parlor.