Some People Don’t Know That Virginia Was The First To Do These 16 Things

When it comes to innovation, invention and…well, just trying new things, Virginia has been a leader from the beginning. Starting with the first permanent English settlement in 1607, Virginia has been the home to countless groundbreaking adventures, discoveries, and inventions. Here are a few that you may or may not be familiar with…

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