Discovery Series Ornament – Virginia

When compared to the bigger mug, the design of the Discovery Series Virginia Ornament has much fewer elements. I went through most of the symbols and landmarks here, but let me at least mention the ones that made it into the design of the ornament:

– The Virginia state bird is the Northern Cardinal, adopted in 1950 for its vibrant plumage and melodious song.

– Virginia’s state flower, the American Dogwood, was designated in 1918, celebrated for its delicate blossoms that grace the state’s landscape.… Read more

Discovery Series – Virginia

Starbucks Discovery Series – Virginia is a mug for the state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Known as the “Old Dominion,” it is steeped in rich history and cultural significance. Founded in 1607 at Jamestown, it holds the distinction of being the first permanent English settlement in North America. This state played a pivotal role in the American Revolution, being home to historic sites like Colonial Williamsburg, where the seeds of independence were sown. Virginia was also the birthplace of several U.S.… Read more

Been There Ornament – Virginia

Starbucks Been There Ornament Virginia is designed with the blue palette in mind. Same for the string. From the mug:
– Mother of Presidents – is Virginia’s nickname. Why? Because four of the first five Americans Presidents were Virginians. They are George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe.
– The Blue Ridge Mountains – make a part of Appalachian Mountains range
– The blue crabs are an iconic symbol of the Chesapeake Bay
– The Chincoteague Pony, also known as the Assateague horse, is a breed of pony that developed and lives in a feral condition on Assateague Island (Virginia and Maryland).… Read more