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Welcome to Urbanna
imageThe Town of Urbanna was created on paper by the British Act of Cohabitation in 1680 in an effort by the English to establish towns, centers of commerce and appropriate locations for custom houses to regulate a growing tobacco trade in the Virginia colony.


Enjoy Tommy’s on the Waterfront
imageKnown for its traditional steakhouse and fish house fare, Tommy’s menu offers an array of seafood entrees including crabcakes, several fish selections, soft shell crabs, scallops, shrimp and more, and offers several preparations for each. The steak offerings, just as impressive, are made up of selections such as filet, New York strip and prime rib.


Dolphins frequent local waters
imageSurf’s up on the Potomac and Rappahannock rivers for dolphins. The mammals have been spotted surfing bow waves, leaping through the air and delighting amateur photographers and boaters vacationing in the area. “It’s not unusual to see them in area rivers,” said Christina Trapani, assistant stranding response coordinator at the Virginia Aquarium in Virginia Beach.


It happened here
In 1951, Middlesex County native Syd Thrift was drafted in the Army and assigned to Fort Eustis where he was named player/manager of the Wheels. Several Major League players had arrived at Fort Eustis, including Vernon “Deacon” Law and Joe Lonett.


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