Crossroads March-April 2019

March-April 2019 EMMERTON: A nice place to live with a very interesting heritage A short drive from Warsaw on Route 3 (History Land Highway), past creeks and farm fields in the heart of Richmond County in Virginia’s Northern Neck, the unincorporated community of...

Crossroads February 2019

February 2019 GROTTOES: The Town that Caves Helped Build Grottoes, an incorporated town within Augusta and Rockingham county borders, is a town that caves helped build. About 15 miles from bustling Harrisonburg along the South River in the Shenandoah Valley, Grottoes...

Crossroads January 2019

January 2019 Milford Trains still rumble through Milford daily, but passenger trains no longer stop in the community, once the largest and longest-surviving freight and passenger station among five stations on the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad in...

Crossroads November-December 2018

Schuyler Nelson County hamlet of about 300 people traces its roots to the 1840s. November-December 2018 A 40-minute drive southwest from Charlottesville on modern highways and country roads leads to Schuyler, a Nelson County hamlet of about 300 people tracing its...

Crossroads October 2018

Jetersville An oasis of calm amid encroaching development. October 2018 Jetersville, Virginia, once a bustling Amelia County crossroads west of Richmond bordering neighboring Chesterfield County, remains an oasis of calm amid encroaching development. The original...

Crossroads August 2018

Holland: The Little Town That Was; The Community That Is August 2018      Get past the bustling Hampton Roads area, past I-64/I-664 congestion, traverse the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel and take the exit on U.S. Route 58 toward Suffolk.      A 22-mile drive...

Crossroads January 2018

Bumpass, Virginia: A small town built around a railroad station Bob Harvey has served on the Board of Directors of the Louisa County Historical Society and has made his primary focus the history of the railroad in Louisa County. ‘This was a new railroad that farmers...

Crossroads December 2017

Mount Laurel, Virginia: Home to silence, peace and good neighbors Jackie Anderson was owner of Triple A Grocery (now Mount Laurel Grocery) from 2005 to 2017. ‘Ninety percent of business [comes from] locals,’ Anderson explains. ‘Some come every day. The rest are people...