Did you know that Pocahontas lived in what is now called Richmond, Virginia? Or, that Box Office hits such as The Bourne Identity, Donnie Darko, and Nicholas Cage’s National Treasure: Book of Secrets were all set in Virginia?
Virginia is home to the spectacular Shenandoah National Park, George Washington’s Mount Vernon, the picturesque Williamsburg historical city, scenic Chesapeake Bay, and Arlington’s parks, monuments, and history. National Virginia Day recognizes this state as one of our country’s 13 original colonies and the 10th state to ratify the Constitution. Close to Washington D.C., it is close to the seat of government and government entities such as the CIA and Department of Defense. Escape from the city to the idyllic countryside to take in the history, beauty, and breathtaking scenes on offer. If you’re not too familiar with all that is Virginia, hit that search engine to learn more and share your favorites on social media with #NationalVirginiaDay.
When Is National Virginia Day?
On September 14th, we celebrate one of the original 13 United States’ colonies and the tenth state to ratify the Constitution with National Virginia Day.
History Of National Virginia Day
In 2017, National Day Calendar® began celebrating each state in the order they entered the union starting the week of Independence Day and ending with Hawaii.