Daily Archives: May 31, 2012

OpSail 2012 Virginia welcomes tall ships to 10 communities

By: Holly Prestidge | Richmond Times-Dispatch Published: May 31, 2012 For the folks who live in the quiet farming community of Cape Charles on Virginia’s Eastern Shore — “Mayberry by the Sea,” as some locals call it — life is … Continue reading

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Valley Views: how’s your history?

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 By Joan Rusek, Sun News Quick, who won the war of 1812? You remember that second war between the U.S. and England, just 30 years after the end of the Revolutionary War, in which the U.S. … Continue reading

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All Silver for Harborfest

Wednesday May 30, 2012 Annual festival celebrates its 25th year By Alyssa Mammano The talk of the town, Harborfest, is turning back time for its 25th anniversary with a “Back to the Future” theme coinciding with the bicentennial of the … Continue reading

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Events Mark 200th Anniversary of War of 1812

May 31, 2012 By Jay Lloyd NORFOLK, Va. (CBS) — In case you missed it, this year marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812.  Starting this week, 1812-inspired pageants and festivals offer exciting getaway opportunities. It was a war … Continue reading

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