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Colonial Monument roadways to connect historic sites

90 YEARS AGOThursday, Jan. 1, 1931from the Gloucester Gazette

It developed Saturday that the National Park Service is planning to spend approximately $250,000 on the parkway which will connect Jamestown Island, Williamsburg and Yorktown, all embraced in the Colonial National Monument project.

Director of the Park Service Horace M. Albright said that the Service had been allocated the sum of $1,500,000 out of the emergency highway construction fund voted by Congress, and that he hoped to use about a quarter of a million dollars on the Colonial Monument roadways.

80 YEARS AGOThursday, Jan. 2, 1941from the Gazette-Journal

All employees of the Virginia East Coast Utilities and East Coast Telephones were entertained at a banquet in the Log Cabin on the Botetourt High School campus Saturday before Christmas.

Employees of the Gloucester, Mathews and Middlesex divisions attended. After the banquet the party went to the Gloucester County Country Club where a Christmas Tree party...

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