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Under the Water – Chaplineton’s Demise

I’m attracted to areas that are pervasive with mystery and a kind of melancholy that comes with the sense of abandonment when areas pass their importance as a main artery of travel. Blame it on my Montana roots, where there … Continue reading

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Black Hill Lane

Back out on Oil Well Road, after crossing the bridge at Skaggs Creek, the road goes up a hill and passes an intersection with Mansfield Road. It continues on for a distance until it comes out at a junction with … Continue reading

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An Excerpt

This piece is taken from “Highlights of the Capital Hill Community” by Jimmie Harrison Taylor. “On Wednesday, July 10, 1936, Billy Roundtree, age 14, and Jim Underwood, age 14, were swimming in Skeggs Creek below the old bridge on Jimtown … Continue reading

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A Strange Affair

William Page was born 24 November 1766 in Albemarle Co., VA. He married 2 November 1790 in Albemarle Co., VA to Elizabeth Smith, and they had 4 known daughters. I wish to speak of two – Elizabeth Ann and Juliann. … Continue reading

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