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Jackson Creek: Then & Now

Jackson Creek: Then & Now

It's amazing what some time can do! Sand bars move, beaches recede, trees grow tall, and channels change!! Check out these shots of Jackson Creek in the 1930s compared to some more recent aerial views! Jackson Creek | Deltaville, Virginia | 1930s Aerial View Jackson...

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A New Look At John Mottrom & The Secrets To His Success

A New Look At John Mottrom & The Secrets To His Success

An Article Written By Donald Robert (Rob) Warner for the Northern Neck of Virginia Historical Magazine. Rob Warner's home on the Piankatank River is about 6 miles upstream of Mottrom's Mount. Connecting the dots: John Mattrom & Middlesex County.      John Mottrom was...

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Antioch Baptist Church

Antioch Baptist Church

The Antioch Baptist Church was organized in 1866, by Rev. John Pollard, Rev. George W. Wood and Rev. George T. Sutherlin. All three licensed ministers with Clark Neck's Baptist Church, later known as Saluda Baptist. After worshiping for a number of years in the Clark...

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The Rappanna Theatre of Urbanna, Virginia

The Rappanna Theatre of Urbanna, Virginia

Growing up in Urbanna, Virginia in the early 30s was a happening time with many things to do, including watching a film at the Rappanna Theatre located on the Main Street of the town (now known as Old Virginia Street). Looking at the street today, this building would...

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An Oral History by Jesse Debusk

An Oral History by Jesse Debusk

Jesse Debusk moved to Urbanna, Virginia from West Virginia in the year 1939. In this talk, she discusses her 40 Years at Bank of Middlesex, as well as the purchase of the John Mitchell Map that is currently displayed in the Urbanna Museum & Visitor's Center/Scottish...

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History of Dr. Mitchell and His Famous Map Explained

History of Dr. Mitchell and His Famous Map Explained

The Richard Henry Lee (RHL) Chapter of the Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (VASSAR) recently held a meeting at the Indian Creek Yacht & Country Club (ICYCC) near Kilmarnock, featuring Dr. Paul Malone of Urbanna who presented background on John Mitchell (1711-1768), a native of Lancaster County and maker of the famous Mitchell Map, a copy of which is in the Urbanna Museum and Visitors Center.

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777 General Puller Highway
Saluda, VA 23149

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PO Box 121
Saluda, VA 23149