Home of all the virgins..
But in all seriousness, it was where the revolutionary war ended with the battle of Yorktown on the eastern half of state.
It is also home to the largest naval base in the world @ Norfolk and the Hampton Roads Region(SE VA) has the largest collection of military personnel in the world with Yorktown Weapons Station,Fort Monroe,Langley AFB, Fort Eustis, Norfolk Naval Base, Oceana Navy Station, and Amphibious Station/Joint Base Little Creek, and others..
Don't bother on going west past Richmond on back roads, 'cause you will get slaughtered..
All the hillbillies live in Sewells Point,Virginia.. All the murderers happen in the 757..