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Providence Plantation

As the story goes, slaves working around the pre-Revolutionary house called Providence were fearful of going into the master bedroom where the words “Dec 1, 1771—Hard and deep snow” were etched on one of the small window panes. The then owner had died very soon after etching the...

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Straight Talk About Breast Cancer Screening

Most people can agree that when it comes to your health, you can never have enough good information. In today’s America, people are constantly being bombarded with health statistics, pharmaceutical advertisements and news stories about the latest in what you need to do to keep healthy.

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Book Club

Books clubs can be an enjoyable way to connect with friends over lively conversations about good books. Here are some reads recommended by several area book clubs. The synopses were provided by author/publisher websites, Wikipedia or Amazon.com.

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The Best Thing I Ever Ate

Over the past year, The House and Home Magazine has been running The Best I Have Ever Eaten in The Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula Contest. There are many great restaurants in our area. With over four hundred submissions and many wonderful quotes, here are the top vote getters and...

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Burgers & Wine: Perfect for the Palate

Ahh, the smell of burgers sizzling on the grill, the sound of a cork popping and the gathering of neighbors peering over the backyard fence in hopes of an invitation to dinner. Can it get any better than this?

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Dove Hunting in Virginia

It’s already that time of year again_when Indian summer sets in and the farmers begin harvesting their fields of corn. The shadows become a little longer, the sky takes on a deeper hue of blue and the hankering for dove and the camaraderie of a good hunt sets in as the opening of dove...

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Northern Neck Farm Museum's Farm to Fork DInner

While driving along Route 360 in Northumberland County, you will venture upon a big red barn with a large windmill sitting out front, spinning in the wind. The building itself may not seem like much, but the educational value throughout the building and the dedication that has gone...

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Rappahannock Music Study Club

Music can be heard over the Northern Neck. This often emulates from a group known as the Rappahannock Music Study Club. RMSC is a member of the National Federation of Music Clubs and the Virginia Federation of Music Clubs.

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Prostate Health: One Great Message from Two Local Physicians

The American Cancer Society reports that this year about 241,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed and around 34,000 men will die of prostate cancer. PROSTATE CANCER IS A CURABLE DISEASE!

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Pumpkins & Gourds

Mother Nature is about to color our landscape with beautiful jewel-tone colors as fall approaches. Splashes of gold, green, orange, red, brown and purple will be covering our world. As the weather cools it brings the onset of a breathtaking display. The trees, fields, crops, grasses,...

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Riverside Walter Reed Hospital

Riverside Walter Reed Hospital services Gloucester and the surrounding areas of the Virginia Middle Peninsula. Since its inception, Riverside Walter Reed Hospital has been completely dedicated to providing the best health care imaginable.

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The Spirits of Stratford Hall

Paranormal experts, if there are such things, are in general agreement that Virginia is one of the most haunted states, perhaps the most haunted, in the nation. And for good reason.

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A Studio in the Woods Inspires Diane Jackson’s Artistic Achievements

Impressive and unexpected are words that come to mind when you see Diane Jackson’s studio perched above the lake at Stratford Harbour. Housed within that structure, which suggests a ship or a church, is the space where Diane creates her multi-faceted artwork.

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The Magnificent Trees of the Northern Neck

It doesn’t take long when traveling the roads of the Northern Neck to know that trees are of great significance. Logging trucks are an everyday sight on our roads. The foresters are well known. Shadowy green giants loom over our landscape. With the exception of destructive storms, our...

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Fresh Water: Earth's Most Precious Resource

Our planet is facing a looming crisis: a shortage of fresh water. The World Bank reports that more than 80 countries currently have shortages of fresh water.

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Wineries in the Chesapeake Bay Area

This historic Tidewater region of the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula falls between the Potomac and York rivers, with the Chesapeake Bay to the east. Here in the winter of 1607–08, Captain John Smith was a prisoner of the Powhatans. Here were born three presidents — George...

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TBonz & Tuna: Tappahannock's Newest Treat

If you have ever wanted to stop by a store on your way home from work to pick up some fresh seafood, fresh garden veggies, specialty cut steaks and that perfect bottle of wine…your prayers have been answered. TBonz and Tuna has all of that and more to offer, along with personal...

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