NEWS & RECENT ARTICLES
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If you grew up in the southeast region of the United States, you may be familiar with a New Year’s Day tradition of Black-Eyed Peas & Stewed Tomatoes, but do you know where the idea originated that these foods brought prosperity for the New Year?
The Holiday Season is upon us, and this time of year always brings back wonderful memories of the past. Sending Christmas cards, decorating the tree, warm fires in the fireplace or woodstove. And here in Middlesex, we even have some unique traditions of our own,
Arrival of the Shallop On April 26, 1607, three ships from the London Company, the Susan Constant the Godspeed , and the Discovery arrived at what was to be called Cape Henry. In the hold of the largest vessel, the Susan Constant , were sections
Gerald Butler Harris (1893-1976) Educator, Businessman, Politician Gerald Butler Harris was born in Gloucester County, Virginia, on April 4, 1893. He attended Gloucester Agricultural and Industrial School (known as Gloucester Academy) at Capahosic and graduated from Lincoln University in Oxford, Pennsylvania in 1923. Harris did
Sharon Rae North is a talented songstress who sings jazz (straight- ahead, contemporary, smooth, standards). She will be appearing onstage at the Deltaville Maritime Museum’s Annual Bonus Groovin’ in the Park on Saturday, Sept 5thst from 6-8pm with the Josh Walker Trio. Local musical prankster
Between October 2015 and August 2016, Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc., in association with Debra A. McClane, Architectural Historian, completed a historic architectural resource survey of Middlesex County, Virginia. The survey was part of a series of projects funded through a $1.5 million Hurricane Sandy