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American Civil War (1861-1865)

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  • Have Civil War documents? Get them scanned in Gloucester

     
    Representatives from the Library of Virginia will be in Gloucester on Dec. 11 to scan Civil War-era documents. Of particular interest are documents from 1859-67 that reflect social, political, military, business and religious life in Virginia during the...
  • Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

    Ernest Hemingway started his relationship with Florida thanks to John Dos Passos, a friend of Hemingway who encouraged him to visit Key West on his way to Cuba. After that visit in 1929, Hemingway's second wife received a house on the island as a wedding...
  • Chapter Seven: The Last Slaves

    Chapter Seven: The Last Slaves
    In a field behind Deep River's historical society stands a small glass building shaped like a triangle. It looks like a greenhouse, but there is a U.S. patent for it filed by a local man named Ulysses Pratt. This "bleach house," as it was called, was...