For various reasons I tend to shy away from the area near the Sheriff Court, but passing nearby during the weekend, when the place was shut, I decided to ‘Confront The Phobia’ and walk past the façade. 217 more words
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Funny how it’s possible to wander around a place and completely miss something in plain sight.
I’d never noticed this old drinking fountain before, yet it lies near at least one path within the park. 226 more words
Fredericksburg’s Sentry Box has a history spanning several of America’s most tumultuous eras. General George Weedon, a tavern owner, Revolutionary War general, and influential member of the Fredericksburg community, built the house in 1786, calling it the “Sentry Box” in honor of his own experiences in the Continental Army. 689 more words
October 10th 1862
My dear Brothers.
I need scarcely tell you with what ardent love and interest our hearts have followed you during all this long period when you have been so constantly exposed to such danger, hardships, and privation. 737 more words
I’m feeling a little out of touch at the moment, as I have still to reconfigure my Firefox setup (in anticipation of the official Fx57 update due in November) to bring me my favourite local news pages (amongst others), and it just takes too much effort to go fetch them all by hand. 357 more words