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Free ferries are an echo of the past
The Merry Point and Sunnybank car ferries carry their passengers on a time traveling trip into the history of the area. The Northern Neck vessels are the last two free powered, cable car ferries in the state and handle about 30,000 vehicles a year.
10.06.2010Welcome to Urbanna
The 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.
09.28.2010Enjoy Tommy’s on the Waterfront
Known 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.
09.15.2010Dolphins frequent local waters
Surf’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.