“It was intense,” said Montoro, who filmed the parade to show her brother, “so he could see it the same as me.” That would be hard to do, said one person in the group. “You’d have to turn the volume up all the way!”
‘Wilton’ sold through Preservation Virginia Program
Hailed by architectural historians for its stately, unassuming purity “Wilton,” a surviving example of Tidewater colonial domestic architecture, has been saved through the sale of the property via Preservation Virginia’s Revolving Fund Program.
Sons of Confederate Veterans win Oyster Festival Parade’s top award
The winning entries in the 2011 Urbanna Oyster Festival Parade, sponsored by the Virginia Lottery, are as follows: Bands—1. Lancaster High School; 2. U.S. Army Strolling Dixie Band. Walking or marching units—1. The Florettes Majorettes; 2. General Will C. Lee Chapter of the 101st Airborne Division…
Macon wins state oyster shucking championship
Clementine Macon of Middlesex County emerged as champion of the 2011 Virginia Oyster Shucking Competition held last Saturday at the 54th annual Urbanna Oyster Festival. Macon defeated the men’s professional winner, James Carter of Center Cross, in the finals. Macon’s time to shuck two dozen oysters was 3:14, compared to Carter’s time of 4:15.