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12 Undeniable Reasons Why The World Wouldn’t Be The Same Without Virginia

The world changes every day. Sometimes we don’t see it – and certainly, we don’t always realize the wheels that have been put in motion. But any day could be the one that sets off a chain of events and reactions that benefit mankind. There are no shortage of such events – and people – in Virginia. From the first landing of colonists at Jamestown in 1607, Virginia has been part of a tide of change and innovation that has led to some of the most significant events and discoveries in history. Truly, the world would not be the same without Virginia.

What contributions do you recognize Virginia for? Did we leave any significant ones off of our list? We would love to hear your thoughts. Feel free to let us know in the comments below!

Anna Strock
Virginia staff writer for Only in Your State, freelance writer and journalist. Even though Anna has lived other places, somehow Virginia is where she always seems to land.