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Military history takes center stage at May Faire

May Faire 2019 on Saturday drew nearly 2,000 people to Mathews Court House to learn more about the county’s history and the people who have helped mold it into the place it is today. The third annual event, hosted by the Mathews Historical Museum, was the largest yet that the organization has hosted.

“The weather gods shined upon us graciously,” said Sandy Warhol, chair of the May Faire Committee. “It was a real blessing.” She added the good weather brought out a lot of people who especially seemed to enjoy the historical aspect of the event. “They really liked the Wall of Remembrance and the conversations with the World War II veterans,” Warhol said.

“As a museum, we have a responsibility to help educate the public to the history of our community,” she added. 

Warhol, along with her fellow committee members of over a dozen, worked for the past year to make this year’s May Faire a success. 

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