Peaks of Otter, Virginia

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This lovely card came as a surprise from the awesome Brook. 🙂

Virginia, officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a U.S. state located in the South Atlantic region of the United States. Virginia is nicknamed the “Old Dominion” and the “Mother of Presidents” after the eight U.S. presidents born there.

State symbols:

  • flower – American dogwood
  • bird – cardinal
  • dog – American foxhound
  • shell – oyster shell
  • tree – dogwood

Origin of name: In honor of Elizabeth “Virgin Queen” of England

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