things to do: The Town of Urbanna, VA - 03/02/19 06:30 AM
 
By: J. Elaine VonCannon; Associate Broker, ABR, SRES, Notary, Team Leader, Residential and Commercial Property Manager
Down winding roads and fields of soybeans lies a hidden treasure in Virginia. High end fashion, low country food, and breathtaking views make Urbanna a weekend getaway worth taking. It is especially beautiful during the fall as the leaves change colors and reflect on the waters of the rivers and bay that shape the small town. Whether you’re headed to town for the Urbanna Wine & Oyster Stroll (October), the Urbanna Oyster Festival (November), just want to get away, or even to relocate to retire, live or have a 2ndhome … (0 comments)

things to do: The Virginia Oyster Trail - 02/24/19 01:07 PM
Virginia Oyster Trail
By J. Elaine VonCannon, Associate Broker, ABR, SRES, Property Management, Coldwell Banker Traditions, Brooks Real Estate
When I moved up to Essex County, Dunnsville I found an abundance of interesting places and restaurants. This is one of the most fun things to do when you visit the Rivah country as locals call it or the Northern Neck. 
The trail was made for cultivating local economy:
The Virginia Oyster Trail is a visitor-directed experiential “journey of discovery” program featuring Virginia’s Oyster regions; with unique waterman/aqua-artisan sites, inviting community narratives and many hospitality, creative, culinary, cultural and activity points of interest to be found … (0 comments)

things to do: Hollywood Cemetary in Richmond, Virginia - 02/24/19 01:03 PM
Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia
By: J. Elaine VonCannon, Associate Broker, ABR, SRES, Notary, Team Leader, Residential and Commercial Property Manager
 
I know you will be surprised to find that this Cemetery is the final resting place of two (or three) presidents, one vampire, and 18,000 Confederate soldiers. Overflowing with hauntingly beautiful funerary statues, Hollywood Cemetery attracts photographers as well as those out for a Sunday stroll among the rolling hills overlooking the James River and the downtown Richmond area. It offers scenic views as well as poignant spots for reflection in the Gothic landscape.
The cemetery was designed in 1847 and opened in … (0 comments)

things to do: Meadow Farm Museum at Crump Park in Virginia - 02/24/19 01:01 PM
By: J. Elaine VonCannon, Associate Broker, ABR, SRES, Notary, Team Leader, Residential and Commercial Property Manager
 
Meadow Farm is an 1860 living history farm focusing on middle-class rural life just before the upheaval of the Civil War.
The estate is now owned and operated by Henrico County as the Meadow Farm Museum. The 1860 period living history farmsite and museum presents programs and exhibits on the culture of the rural South. The buildings include the farmhouse, barn, doctor's office, blacksmith forge and kitchen.
The museum is featured in "Welcome to the Meadow Farm Museum", a 10-minute Henrico County TV film available for viewing online
Costumed interpreters provide insights … (0 comments)

things to do: Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden: A Hidden Jewel in Richmond, Virginia - 02/24/19 12:53 PM
By: J. Elaine VonCannon, Associate Broker, ABR, SRES, Notary, Team Leader, Residential and Commercial Property Manager
Did you know that one of the top gardens in the US; voted America's #4 public gardens by USA Today. Recognized by the Travel Channel as a best botanical garden is located in Richmond Virginia?
You can visit one of the Nation's Best Public Gardens. Open 9am-5pm. Conveniently Located. Fun For All Ages which features a 50 Acre Garden, Family Fun Events, Beautiful Year Round.
The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, is a botanical garden located at 1800 Lakeside Avenue, on the North Side of Richmond, Virginia. It includes the Lakeside Wheel Club built by Lewis Ginter … (0 comments)

 
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