(OC) Simple State Comp: Virginia
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8 Presidents were born in Virginia. More than
any other state.
The state capital Richmond was once the
capital of the Confederate States of America.
On March 9, 1862 the USS Monitor and the CSS
Virgina engaged in the first armored ship
battle, lasting 4 hours neither ship was
Jamestown was the first permanent English'
settlement and the first capital of Virginia.
The first commercial peanuts
were planted in Virginia.
Virginia is home the U. S. Navy' s
State Flower: Flowering Dogwood
State Insect: Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
State Bat: Virginia Bigheaded Bat
State Fossil: Jeffersonian