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Deb Weissler

Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists have discovered that the early colonists took quick advantage of the tasty fish that was plentiful in the James River. Read more

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VIMS' newest research vessel opened its hatches and passageways to The House & Home Magazine prior to its April Christening. Welcome Aboard! Read more

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Since 2003, VIMS has presented a series of evening lectures in Watermen's Hall, located on the campus of its world-class facility at Gloucester Point. Read more

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Middlesex residents and railway employees Donald and Lynn Burnett remember a day when their world came crashing down around them. Read more

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The old gas station had sat at the intersection of business Route 17 and Route 14 in Gloucester Courthouse for almost 80 years -- now it has a new life and a new mission. Read more

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Alexandria, June 12, 1775 -- THE Subscribers would willingly learn any Number of Boys the MILITARY MUSICK of the FIFE and DRUM; and also supply any Persons with Musick for the said Instruments. Read more

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The hummingbird is "a lovely little creature moving on humming winglets through the air; suspended as if by magic ..." John James Audubon, 1840 Read more

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“Dream Catchers is a magical place where children with special needs can be themselves. They are welcomed with open arms, loved and accepted. Not only does Dream Catchers offer a safe haven, but I feel a peace there that I seldom feel otherwise.” Read more

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Throughout the ages, butterflies, moths, and their Hesperiidae cousin the skipper, have been loved, revered, and feared. Read more

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The Archaearium, a word meaning “a place of beginnings,” symbolizes Jamestown’s role in the English settling of North America. Read more

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Horseshoe crabs aren't really crabs at all. Read more

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When shaking hands with a journeyman blacksmith, one anticipates a firm grasp. When the blacksmith is a young woman, the strength comes as a surprise. Montross native Aislinn Lewis wields a hammer that raises more than a few visitors’ eyebrows Read more

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