110 YEARS AGO
Thursday, April 22, 1909
from the Mathews Journal
The revival services that have been going on for nearly three weeks at Bethel Church closed last Thursday night. The church was greatly blessed during this meeting and as a result forty or fifty were converted and about thirty have already joined the church. The pastor Rev. L.J. Phaup did all of the preaching with the exception of two sermons which were preached by his neighbor, Rev. J.R. Laughton. The church showed its appreciation of the work of Mr. Phaup in a substantial way when on Sunday last he was presented with a check of sufficient amount to purchase a spring suit.
100 YEARS AGO
Thursday, April 24, 1919
from the Gloucester Gazette
Work has been started on the Federal highway between Fredericksburg and Gloucester Point. An expert road man in the employ of the Federal government, Mr. Gill, is on the job with men, mules and machinery, and says the work will be pushed to completion. Work on the State highway fr...
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