Crossroads July 2019

Eastville A Town with Charm and Rich History July 2019 Turn just about anywhere in Eastville and you are likely to bump into history. “Eastville is a charming and historic town and a great place to live,” says Cindy Tatem who has been Eastville’s postmaster for about...

Crossroads June 2019

June 2019 Dundas, Virginia Driving south from Richmond on Interstate 85, exit 28 takes you past the Alberta campus of Southside Virginia Community College. Winding rural roads showcase vast farm fields, neat homesteads and soaring birds gliding over lush cropland. A...

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 September 2018

Loudoun’s Little Lucketts Come visit and enjoy wine, the Old Dominion and song. September 2018 Busy roads, construction projects and industrious workers show why Loudoun County is one of the wealthiest and fastest-growing counties in the United States. But away from...

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 June 2018

Leedstown: First Sparks of Liberty June 2018 Westmoreland County community has unique place in nation’s history. America’s dream of independence from British rule did not begin July 4, 1776, with the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. Nor did...