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2019 

What to do when you live in the Northern Neck, Rivah County area of Virginia, when you have children, young visitors or grandchildren staying with you.  I have found the perfect answer. This wonderful spot is Open to the Public!  Young and young at heart will have a fulfilled time.Play 18 holes i...
06/29/2019
History"Morattico" is an anglicized version of "Moraughticund", the name of a Native American tribe whose primary village may have been on or near this site. In 1608, Captain John Smith mediated a feud between the Moraughticunds and their neighbors, the Rappahannock tribe.By 1706 the site had bee...
06/29/2019
Irvington, Virginia is the quintessential waterfront town. It is located on Carter's Creek, where it meets the Rappahannock River. It is just a few short miles from the Chesapeake bay.Irvington has a rich history that goes back to the first settlers in Virginia. John Smith explored the area in 16...
06/10/2019
The town of White Stone was founded in 1715 but it was not until 1953 that the town was incorporated. White Stone is a small town in Lancaster County, Virginia. The name “White Stone” refers to the accumulations of white stones in the area’s waterways. The stones were dumped there in the colonial...
06/06/2019
Join the young (and young at heart) who   discover   the world during the International Children's Festival. The rich array of sights, sounds, and tastes of distant lands that will captivate the senses of children and adults alike. Experience the beauty and wonder of exotic places as over thirty ...
06/05/2019
Around 30,000 people are expected to make their way through Newport News Park for the Fall Festival of Folklife according to Shelly Ezanno, an organizer with the city's parks, recreation and tourism department. One hundred fifty exhibitors showed off their wares and their skills in everything fro...
06/05/2019
Founded in 1886, Weems is a beautiful waterfront community in Lancaster County, Virginia. It is located at the tip of the Northern Neck, in Eastern Virginia.The National Historic Landmark Christ Church is located in Weems. Christ Church was the gift of Robert “King” Carter, the wealthiest planter...
06/05/2019
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