Discover why Virginia is for history lovers. Explore over 400 of the most impactful people, places and events that shaped Virginia and that continue to influence American culture today. Virginia’s 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution commemorates the 400th anniversary of formative 1619 Virginia events that indelibly influenced the trajectory of American history. Join the 2019 Commemoration and take a state-wide historic tour with ties to the present.
COLLECT BADGES as you tour Virginia sites where important historical events occurred. Engage your friends and see who can acquire the first gold badge in your region, or tour specific themes and trails for more badges, then share on social media.
MAKE TRAVEL PLANS and learn more about topics that interest you. Search destinations by region, or by the app’s 20 themed trails. App trails are organized into themes that include civil rights, women, citizenship, innovation, culture, military, Presidents, immigration, and more.
FIND DESTINATIONS NEAR YOU. Use the “near me” function to find and collect badges at nearby sites. Also, filter locations by topic, region, proximity and more, search by keyword, or view the statewide map.
STAY UP TO DATE on the latest news and event information around the American Evolution.
SAVE your favorite stories so you can tour them later.
CREATE A PROFILE with your email address, login with Facebook or Google, or skip this step. Learn more about badges and store them here.