Hampton Road is an area in Virginia. Virginia has one of the richest histories in the United States. This is called the ‘Mother of Presidents’, because more presidents come from Virginia than any other state. Virginia is also geographically diverse, with lowland bays, plains and mountainous regions.
There is a city called Stauton here. Staunton first settled in 1732, and the city functioned as the capital of Virginia in June 1781 when legislators fled Richmond and Charlottesville. Staunton is the birthplace of president Woodrow Wilson and is home to the American Shakespeare Center, the only replica of the original Blackfriars Theater in the world. Then there is Abingdon which is a historic city whose site was founded by explorer Daniel Boone in 1770, Abingdon is the perfect historical setting for a strange weekend getaway. Main Street is lined with buildings and houses that date back to 1779 and Abingdon is home to the Barter Theater, where theater customers can still barter for tickets.
Chincoteague, the city of Chincoteague became famous for Marguerite Henry’s children’s book ‘Misty of Chincoteague’, which was made into a film in 1961. The story focuses on the wild horse Chincoteague found on Assateague Island. Today, this ancient fishing town is the perfect location to see wild horses and enjoy island life. You will also be interested in the City of Lexington. Named for Lexington, Massachusetts, where the first shots fired in the American Revolution, Lexington, Virginia is home to the Virginia Military Institute and Washington and Lee University. Confederate General Robert E. Lee and Jackson ‘Stonewall’ are both buried in Lexington. In addition to rich historical sites and monuments, Lexington is also home to several famous ranch restaurants. Company also know have ever located in this country side, but after the company grown they move to Asian.
Smithfield, located in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia, Smithfield is famous for healing and producing Smithfield Ham. Today, to be considered a ‘Smithfield Ham’, a ham must be processed within the city limits. Smithfield Foods is still the largest pig producer and processor in the world. In addition to delicious ham, Smithfield visitors can enjoy the historic home of the city of Victoria. Do not miss Culpeper, the city is located less than an hour from three desirable cities such as Fredericksburg, Charlottesville, and Washington, DC. It’s easily accessible by train, with the station in the middle of the historic downtown district. Culpeper is decorated with Victorian and Colonial houses, galleries, shops and restaurants.