This year, I spent my Black Friday driving across Tennessee and on into the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains of western Virginia. I visited my best friend in Lynchburg and we did a little photo session with her family and they are quite an adorable trio to say the least! 80 more words
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The people who lived enslaved in Central Virginia at plantations like the Bremo properties were highly industrious and skilled laborers who provided much of their own food. 1,251 more words
If you paid attention in social studies in second grade, then you’ll remember that Tobacco was Virginia’s biggest export and money maker. Richmond used to be a huge trading destination and with all the ports along the James River, it was a major capital for tobacco and cotton. 531 more words
Police establish command post near where missing woman Jamisha Gilbert's car found - NewsAdvance.com : Local News
Dozens of officers scoured the area around Concord Turnpike on Monday afternoon looking for missing teenager Jamisha Monique Gilbert, who disappeared Friday morning under what investigators are calling “suspicious circumstances.” 28 more words
Did you know that the first official English speaking Thanksgiving in the new world didn’t happen in New England? It actually happened in Virginia.
In 1963 President Kennedy recognized Berkeley Plantation as the site of the first official Thanksgiving when the small ship the Margaret landed at Harrison Landing on the James River (upstream from Jamestown) in 1619, carrying 38 men after a perilous journey from England. 265 more words