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  1. History Calendar: Updated Aug. 15, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... and Talk. B.L. Trahos of Mulberry Place Bowling Green will discuss Colonial cooking and kitchens Aug. 17 at the Port Royal Fire House on King Street. The program is free; but dinner is $10. The event is hosted by the Port Royal Ruritans. Dinner will ...

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  2. Caroline supervisors approve funding emergency access road to Lake Land'OrRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... Black said. Thomas said he appreciated Black's point but questioned whether it is fair to ask people in Sparta or Port Royal to pay for the road. "If it's that critical, the county could do it with half and then Lake Land'Or could pay the county ...

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  3. FRED meets vital need for a small number of riders in CarolineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... been a FRED driver for 13 years and drives the Caroline routes a few times a week. "We used to go out to Dawn and Port Royal but no more," he said. "Transportation down here is really bad. The people who need the bus really need it. It's a cheap ...

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  4. Family marks 225th anniversary of British-born descendant's arrival to U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... his mother's hair. He arrived in Norfolk on Sept. 3, 1792. From there, he sailed up the Rappahannock, stopping in Port Royal where he sent a letter home. He described a wooded country broken only by the river and a field of Indian corn he could see ...

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  5. July Fourth celebrated in different ways across the Fredericksburg regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... the Declaration of Independence with the help of Cookie Davis during the annual Independence Day celebration in Port Royal. Tony Esposito and his wife, Lucille, sport patriotic gear at the Fourth of July celebration at Ferry Farm. The couple ...

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  6. Celebrating the fourth: A list of events in the Fredericksburg areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... home of the only brothers to sign the Declaration of Independence. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. stratfordhall.org . Port Royal's July 4th Festival, King and Water streets, Port Royal. Reading of the Declaration of Independence, Pipes and Drums, living ...

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  7. Port Royal celebration honors Fort McHenry commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    Re-enactors carry out a six-gun salute at Port Royal's July 4 event, which will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Re-enactors carry out a six-gun salute at Port Royal's July 4 event, which will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Armistead was born in 1780 at New Market Plantation, about four miles south of Bowling Green. He was the American Army major who defended Baltimore in a harbor fort in the closing months of the War of 1812.

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  8. Instrument that once belonged to Eliza Ridgely, the 'Lady with a Harp,' turns 200Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... 200th [birthday]?" she said. Marilyn Newman, 70, and her husband Michael, 71, traveled around three hours from Port Royal, Va., to celebrate beginning of the harp's third century. Around three years ago, the couple donated a manuscript with more ...

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  9. Temple Washington, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    He leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Gracie Washington of Port Royal; daughter Willimae Bailey of King George; son Paul Washington of Monks Corner, S.C.; seven grandchildren; three brothers Theodore Washington of Port Royal, Eugene Washington and Clarence Washington both of Fredericksburg; sister Pauline Diggs of Ft. Washington, Md.

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  10. Jewell PittsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    Jewell F. Pitts, 60, of Port Royal passed away at her home on May 9, 2017. Jewell is predeceased by her parents, Lester Gallahan and Vera Lacks, and son, C. Jason Pitts.

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  11. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... In 1865, John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, was surrounded by federal troops near Port Royal, Va., and killed. In 1937, German and Italian warplanes raided the Basque town of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War; ...

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  12. Theodore R. Johnson, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    He leaves to cherish his memory; his wife, Margaret P. Johnson; two daughters: Sharon Allen & Wanda Doney ; two sons: Theo Johnson & Derrick Johnson; eleven grandchildren; a host of great grandchildren; one sister, Shirley Bumbrey. A viewing will be held on Friday, April 28 at Cedell Brooks Funeral Home Port Royal, VA from 12 noon to 4:00 pm.

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  13. This day in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Boston.com

    ... Hemisphere. In 1865, John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Lincoln, was surrounded by federal troops near Port Royal, Va., and killed. In 1937, German and Italian warplanes raided the Basque town of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War; ...

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  14. Sherieka RansomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    She is survived by her husband, David Ransom II; two sons, Dimario Brooks, David Ransom III; one daughter, Tierra Ransom, all of Fredericksburg; mother and stepfather, Cozetta and Joseph Gadson of Spotsylvania; one brother, Ej Beverly and one sister, Janay Beverly, both of Maryland. Viewing will be held on Monday, April 10 at Cedell Brooks Funeral Home Memorial Chapel, Port Royal from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Also the family will receive family and friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Service will be held on Tuesday, April 11 at Little Zion Baptist Church, Colonial Beach at 11 a.m. Remains can be viewed one hour prior to service.

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  15. Andy Howard is quickly moving in on the 7s with his 2013 Mustang GTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Modified Mustangs & Fords

    ... their choice of nitrous, supercharger, or a turbocharger. Some choose a combination of boost and nitrous, but for Port Royal, Virginia's Andy Howard, one turbo is all he's needed to pave the way to 8-second elapsed times. However, now he's looking ...

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  16. Deacon Major HolmesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... all of King George. A viewing will be held on Friday, March 31 at Cedell Brooks Funeral Home Memorial Chapel in Port Royal from 12 noon to 4 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 1 at Salem Baptist Church in King George at 11 a.m., ...

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  17. William MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    William Moore, 81, formerly of Bowling Green passed away on Wednesday, March 26 at Carriage Hill Health and Rehab Center in Fredericksburg. Service will be held on Sunday, March 26, at Cedell Brooks Memorial Chapel in Port Royal at 7 p.m. Remains can be viewed one hour prior to service.

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  18. History Calendar for week of March 21, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... Deadline: noon Thursday preceding publication. Questions: 540/374-5424. The Museum of American History in Port Royal. Now open every Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The town's Portrait Gallery, Old Port Royal School and Museum of Medicine are open by ...

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  19. Letter: U.S. 301 study may fix speed trapRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... a subscription, or login if you are already a member. I feel certain that the U.S. 301 study will not ignore Port Royal and the most expensive strip of highway in Virginia. ["Future of 301 corridor is focus of VDOT study," Feb. 18] I have never seen ...

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  20. Presidential tea just one of many draws for Port Royal Museum of American HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    Carolyn Davis , president of Historic Port Royal, serves tea to Sylvia Sellers and Bonnie Harding during a tea party event to highlight recently added pieces to the White House China collection at the Port Royal Museum of American History on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Carolyn Davis , president of Historic Port Royal, shows Laura Silvent and Sherry Lis a preserved book while leading a tour of the Port Royal Museum of American History on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.

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