January 1, 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the merger of the two-square-mile resort city of Virginia Beach and the much larger suburbs and farms of Princess Anne County. Combined, the two make up Virginia's most populous city, one which sprung from considerably more modest roots than the bustling urban cultural center that characterizes Virginia Beach today. Throughout 2013, the city held events that promoted the city’s history, milestones and successes and celebrate "50 Years of Living the Life."
Virginia Beach History Makers
Learn about some of the people who helped shape Virginia Beach into the "Community for a Lifetime" that we enjoy today. Click on a picture below to see a video-taped interview.
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