17 Historical Landmarks You Absolutely Must Visit In Virginia

It may very well take a whole lifetime to visit all of Virginia’s historical landmarks. The Old Dominion has accumulated lots of history in the 400-plus years since Jamestown became a settlement. From battles, to speeches, to social movements, this land has bore witness to a lot. Through preservation, we’re able to visit many of these places where such history was made. The following historical landmarks are a must-see for Virginia residents and visitors alike.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

This list just barely scratches the surface of all the historical sites that exist in Virginia. What are some of your favorite places to learn more about our state’s history?