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American Evolution 2019
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AMERICAN EVOLUTION™ commemorates the 400th anniversary of several key historical events that occurred in Virginia in 1619 that continue to influence America today. Featured events, programs, and legacy projects inspire local, national, and international engagement in the themes of democracy, diversity, and opportunity.

A Link from the Past to the Present

Connecting Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia’s former capital, to the current capital city of Richmond, the Capital Trail parallels democracy's evolution. Travel the trail and learn Virginia and America's story.

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Cover Photo by Virginia Department of Transportation via Flickr

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