Monthly Archives: November 2014

Virginia…home to the first English Settlement, the first President, and (really!) the first Thanksgiving

That’s right, the first Thanksgiving. We know the Puritans have gotten all the press and PR for this, but the first Thanksgiving was actually held at Berkeley Plantation in 1619. It was John Woodlief, the captain of the ship The … Continue reading

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A Visit to St. Lukes

Southeastern Virginia is home to a lot of old, historic churches.  About the only remaining original building at Jamestown is a church built in 1639 (although it’s really just the foundation remaining).  Bill grew up attending Eastern Shore Chapel in Virginia Beach, … Continue reading

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