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December 2005 issue
From the first American Christmas tree in Williamsburg to the first budget motel in Norfolk, the December issue of Virginia Living knows what’s best—and first—about Virginia. Take a look inside and meet Virginia’s detective of Indian history, whose sleuthing discovered the real secrets of Captain Smith and Pocahontas. Find the hottest new eateries around Tysons Corner, and learn about the nation’s best high school basketball team, Oak Hill. Plus, fix your holiday plans with our guide to the best Christmas ever. Also inside, fabulous winter fashion, scrumptious holiday food and a perfectly preserved 18th-century plantation. All this and so much more in the December pages of Virginia Living.