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What town was capitol of Virginia in 1699?
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What was the colonial capital of Virginia?
Williamsburg The first capitol was Jamestown in 1619-1704. Williamsburg became the capitol in 1705. Finally in 1788 Richmond was declared the capitol and it still is. 1616-1699 - Jamestown 1699-1776 - Williamsburg Williamsburg remained the State Capital until 1780 when Governor Thomas Jefferson moved the government to Richmond which was far less vulnerable to a British Naval Attack.
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Where is the Virginia Capitol Foundation in Richmond Virginia located?
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What town in virginia was restored to re-create life in colonial times?