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Historic Schools of Fauquier County, Virginia

Remington Colored School class picture, taken @1900. Photo courtesy of the Brown/ Gibson family archives Historic Schools of Fauquier County, Virginia USGS Topo Map Bethel School Marshall Blackwell Town School Midland Cherry Hill School Linden Crest Hill School Flint Hill … Continue reading

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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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A Sight Unseen

“Hey-Lean” Jackson had to tell someone what she’d seen. She just wasn’t sure anybody would believe her. Hey-Lean Jackson knelt at the edge of the woods wondering what she should do. A car had just parked at the end of … Continue reading

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Embracing Our Roots

For African Americans, there’s no such thing as just being black anymore, almost all descendants of slaves have some amount of European blood cursing through there veins. It’s gotten to be a habit now, I guess I’ve been diving into … Continue reading

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A Sign of the Times

Kids enjoying some cool, refreshing watermelon. If they were poor, they wouldn’t have known unless someone told them A young lady responded to a post I recently submitted to Facebook that, as a child, she did not know she was … Continue reading

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A Picnic to Remember

My family and I on one of our many visits to Skyline Drive, that’s me on the right While growing up, our family made picnicking on Skyline Drive, in the Shenandoah National Park, a regular pastime since before I can … Continue reading

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