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The Great Fresh of 1771

In May 1771, a “Great Fresh” swept through Virginia. The flooding throughout the colony was devastating; however, the damage was highly selective.  On June 6, 1771, the… 471 more words

Buckingham County

The C.S.S. Virginia Attacks

March 8, 1862 – The Confederate ironclad Virginia demolished the Federal naval fleet off Hampton Roads, rendering all wooden warships obsolete and threatening to permanently break the Federal blockade. 1,352 more words


AT 2016 Flashbacks Pt. 12: Daleville to Glasgow, VA

After arriving in Daleville, the pain throughout my back and right leg was not getting any better. I decided to schedule a doctor’s appointment which I was avoiding, since I had no health insurance even though I applied for it (which is another story). 724 more words


Belle Isle - Richmond, VA

Hidden beneath the highway, Belle Isle is a uniquely industrial meets natural landscape to spend some time practicing in. There’s a winding pedestrian bridge that runs from the parking lot on Tredegar St, over the river following under the highway, across to Belle Isle. 317 more words


Other Worlds 1

This is one of the photos from my last post. I achieved these effects just from playing with Decompose, Compose in Gimp. The two color images have that aesthetic style feel to them. 36 more words



For many years we wanted to go to Jamestown Island.

Jamestown Island today is a relatively well-manicured park where tourists can visit the remains of the original settlement. 300 more words

American History