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President James Monroe’s birthplace gains in stature
There’s an historical marker along James Monroe Highway in Westmoreland County, just east of Colonial Beach. In a brief paragraph, it marks the birthplace and importance of James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States. Behind the marker, down a gravel road and hidden from passersby, is a new brick building chock full of memorabilia honoring the man responsible for the Monroe Doctrine.
10.06.2011Oysters: Shuckin’ and servin’
Oyster season is here! In the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula this is a time to celebrate and scarf down the local delicacy both at home and at numerous festivals. For those visitors who may not know all the important information about this tasty morsel, here is a brief lesson.
10.06.2011Welcome to Lottsburg
Lottsburg’s tranquil lifestyle lures artists, photographers and city dwellers to its shores to boat, bird watch or find inspiration in the beauty of the natural setting. Located in Northumberland County, the village may not hold the commercial attraction and charm of its more popular neighbors, but Lottsburg’s appeal lies in the rural landscape and the friendly people who call it home.
10.06.2011Bonding families by building boats
Family Boatbuilding was developed as a way to bring families and groups together into a fun, achievement-oriented project in many waterfront communities on the East Coast. Two Rivah country localities, Deltaville and Reedville, host a Family Boatbuilding Week each summer that have become very popular.