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Encyclopedia Virginia Map App

Step into history

Events important to Virginia history happened throughout Virginia and even outside Virginia. This app helps you locate those spots in the real world so you can step into history.

  • Map View: Take a look at the map to find events geographically near you. Tap on a marker to see information about that event.
  • List View: Read through a list of events ordered by their distance from your current position. You can see more info about an event by tapping its title. Tap "Map" to center the map on this point. Tap "Navigate To" to open the coordinates in your navigation app. Or tap "Learn More" to find out why that event is significant.
  • Filter View: Want to learn about a specific category or series of a events? Use this screen to filter by your favorite category and only see events related to that category.

Zoomed in or out too much? Tap "reset zoom" in the upper right to put you back at the default.

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