Tag Archives: Black History

The Association

I’m done, I got nothing left. No more stories. I’ve completely run out of tales about growing up in Remington, Virginia. To some of you, I know this comes as good news. How many childhood stories can one person conjure … Continue reading

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Providence

I was baptized in the Rappahannock River in the summer of 1961. My older siblings, I and quite a few of our friends from the ridge had turned our lives over to Christ at Providence Baptist Church in Remington, Virginia, … Continue reading

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Just Like Hugo’s

Stan Brown with two classmates at Navy Air Traffic Control Training Center at Naval Air Station Glynco in Brunswick, GA   How in the world could I have let myself be talked into a situation like this again? There I … Continue reading

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The Christmas Spirit

Celebrate Christmas with Jack. A company I once worked for had an Office Christmas party one year. The party took place back in the 1970s so I am guessing the statute of limitations has expired just in case something reported … Continue reading

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Saving The Griffinsburg Plantation

By Earlene V. Brown (as told to her by her grandmother Caroline Venie) Photo/Courtesy of The Brown Family Library Caroline Venie (Gran). One day during the spring of 1862, my paternal grandmother, Caroline Venie, was instrumental in saving the valuables … Continue reading

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