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A statue of America's first president George Washington highlights the rotunda of one of the galleries.

The New American Revolution War Museum at Yorktown

The Sounds of Fifes & Drums. Story and photos by Will A. Davis–  Driving along the beautiful Colonial National Parkway along the York River  toward Yorktown one can almost hear the sounds of fife and drums, regimental bands and the blistering sounds of a cannonade. Yorktown, the pivotal battle in Virginia which caused British General …

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Mardi Gras DC

Mardi Gras in DC. Let’s Geaux!

by Mary Gallagher– Mardi Gras season is approaching and Louisiana-inspired restaurants Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery and Acadiana will bring the energy of New Orleans to the National’s Capital with blow-out Bourbon Street-style bashes on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. We’ve been there to celebrate in previous years and let me tell you it’s a …

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Wild Acres on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Photos and story by Emily Grey Wild Acres is a rare estate gracing Onancock Creek in Accomack County on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The area is a world-renowned hunting and fishing mecca – an all-around sporting paradise. Expansive rural land like that found on Wild Acres is steadily disappearing. True to its name, Wild Acres is …

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County of Bath: Listen to the music in a magical mountain playground

By Gwen Woolf- The first time Shawn Puller drove over Warm Springs Mountain and surveyed the breathtaking vista of the County of Bath in Western Virginia’s Alleghany Highlands, he thought he was in Shangra-la.  He came to know that beyond the wild, largely rural landscape—a sportsman’s paradise—was an enchanting cultural oasis that fed his soul. …

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