The staff and board of directors for the Fairfield Foundation, Rosewell Foundation, and the Joseph Bryan Branch of Preservation Virginia would like to thank the many guests and wonderful volunteers who joined us for our second annual Gloucester Fall History Crawl on Oct. 29. We also thank the many businesses who provided the food and refreshments that helped offset the inclement weather and bring a smile to everyone’s faces. Despite the rain and cold, the beautiful colors of a fall Gloucester day were a wonderful backdrop for the combination of great food, fascinating history, and exciting hands-on archaeology—a memorable experience for all.
Participants in the Crawl visited four of Gloucester’s most noteworthy historic sites: Fairfield Plantation, Rosewell Plantation, Walter Reed’s Birthplace and Abingdon Church. Mobjack Bay Coffee Roasters, Olivia’s, Jessica’s Sweet Shop, Short Lane Ice Cream, the Wild Rabbit, Whitley...
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