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Chincoteague Ponies: Wild Horses At The Atlantic Shore In Virginia

By Jim Weaver Chincoteague Ponies: Wild Horses At The Atlantic Shore In Virginiae theory is they swam ashore from shipwrecked Spanish sailing vessels over 400 years ago.  Horses were not native to America and were imported from Europe.  Another theory is that in the distant past there were  small farms on Assateague Island and the feral …

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Chincoteague(Va.) Oyster Festival Celebrates its 40th Anniversay

By Jim Weaver Oysters aren’t everybody’s cup of tea.  For one thing they aren’t particularly attractive and we like our food to look pretty.  And the flavor is a little strange, at least initially.  Some would say it’s an acquired taste. However, if you’re willing to try oysters, they can become exceedingly habit forming.   …

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