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Virginia's Official State Sports Hall of Fame
Located in Portsmouth, the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame was designated the official sports hall of fame of Virginia in 1996 (Virginia Motorsports Museum & Hall of Fame is also an official state symbol, adopted in 1995). All State Museums
The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum honors the Commonwealth's greatest sports legends and also offers math, science, health and character development programs to pre-k through 12th grade students.1996 SESSION. 7.1-40.9, H 439: Code of Virginia