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Virginia Profile

Posted on October 13, 2014

Virginia’s history began with the settlement of Native Americans. The Natives were joined by English settlers in 1607, when Jamestown was established. The early settlement struggled until the mighty cash crop, tobacco, proved to be a profitable export. Virginia became the wealthiest and most populated British colony in North America. Virginian planters had a major role in the governing of the states, playing roles in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitutional Convention, and the Bill of Rights.

Now, Virginia is home to Cocoa Manna, 100% cocoa the brews like coffee. Much like the colony itself, Cocoa Manna was built with passion and hard work. The Founder, Karen, spent years researching and tasting cocoa beans to find the best brewing cocoa. Now she brings the Manna to you. If you are ever in Virginia, you can stop by their factory: 8052 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, VA 22701.

Here are a few quick facts about Virginia:

Capital City: Richmond

Nickname: Old Dominion

Statehood: June 25, 1788

Origin of State's Name: Named for England's "Virgin Queen," Elizabeth I

State Bird: Cardinal

State Flower: Dogwood

State Tree: Dogwood

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