#DidYouKnow ... Mysteriously hidden under the Delmarva Peninsula is the largest meteorite crater in the U.S. How did the impact change the course of rivers and create the Chesapeake Bay? What fascinating creatures seek its depths? Find out here: http://www.uhaul.com/SuperGraphics/54/1/Enhanced/Venture-Across-America-and-Canada-Modern/Virginia/Great-Ball-of-Fire# #Virginia #Meteorite
another pinner wrote: "Maryland blue crabs" However...these are also like Virginia Blue Crabs---the best Blue Crabs in the world come out of the Mobjack and Chesapeake Bays!!! You can take the girl out of Mathews but you can't take the Mathews out of the girl...
Dewey Beach, Delaware. Dewey Beach is an incorporated coastal town in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. The National Resources Defence Council awarded Dewey Beach with a 5-Star rating in water quality. Out of the 30 states with coastline, the Delaware Beaches ranked number 1 in water quality in 2011.
Neat field trip - Though the gem "Amazonite" was named because it's found along the Amazon river, the highest quality gems are found at the Morefield Mine in Virginia. Virgina Amazonite has an amazing richness and depth of color not seen in other Amazonite.
In November 1983, Pamunkey Chief Tecumseh Cook danced around a deer and turkey that his tribe presented to Gov. Charles S. Robb while Raymond Bush played a drum. The annual Thanksgiving eve offering commemorates the 17th-century peace treaty between Virginia’s Pamunkey and Mattaponi tribes and the English. (Capitol Police had the game dressed and donated it to Children’s Hospital.) Richmond.com: From The Archives