In response to Mr. Terry C. Pletcher’s letter of May 29 regarding “A few things lacking in Visitor Center,” he certainly did not notice the brochures and informational materials available to him and anyone else that comes to MCVIC, nor did he seek the assistance of the two volunteers that were on duty during the period of time he mentioned.
The Mathews History Room, as he refers to it, is The Chesapeake Room and is meant to be a thumbnail history of Mathews County since it was annexed from Gloucester County. The mission of MCVIC is to serve as the tourism arm for the county, to promote economic development by acting as a resource for local businesses and residents and to provide displays, exhibits and interpretive information which encourage stewardship of the Chesapeake Bay and the natural resources of Mathews County.
MCVIC has brochures for Fort Nonsense, the Thomas James Store (which MCVIC opens and closes for the Historical Society), an...
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