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I could not remember where I had stashed these. Eureka they have been found!
These are the tombstones for my previous entries on my Maiden Aunts: 87 more words
The state of Virginia was named for the “virgin queen” of England, Queen Elizabeth I.
Virginia’s nickname, The Old Dominion, originated in Colonial days. (Dominion refers to complete ownership of a particular piece of land or territory.) Because he considered the Virginians “the best of his distant children,” sometime around 1663, King Charles II of England elevated Virginia to the position of dominion along with England, Scotland, Ireland, and France. 440 more words