These 9 Unbelievable Ruins in Virginia Will Transport You To The Past
There is something eerily beautiful about ruins. They draw us into the past and stand as a testament to older times. Some were ordinary buildings while others were lavish plantations belonging to Virginia’s first families. All are of equal importance, because what’s been left behind is a tribute to Virginia’s rich history. You may have to use your imagination to fill in what has eroded away from these landmarks, but their stories will stand the test of time.
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These are but a few of the fascinating remnants that can be found in the old Dominion. If you’ve visited any of these sites or know of more, be sure to comment below and share your story!
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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