Virginia State Parks’ 80th Anniversary to Coincide with National Parks Centennial


Courtesy Creative Commons/Virginia State Parks

You may have heard it’s the 100th anniversary of the National Parks System. What you may not know is that Virginia’s State parks are celebrating their own anniversary — 80 years. Virginia was the first state to open an entire system, 6 parks, in one day. Mallory Noe-Payne tells the story.


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