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To Newport News and back in the same evening!

100 YEARS AGOThursday, Dec. 8, 1921from the Gloucester Gazette

Gloucester county people will be given an opportunity to attend a show in Newport News at least once a week and return to their homes the same night. The Newport News Retail Merchants’ Association, which is seeking to get in closer touch with the people of Gloucester, has made arrangements for the York River ferry to furnish a late-night service at least once a week. These gentlemen operate most of the show houses here. Gloucester county people recently complained that they were unable to attend a show in this city without spending the night.

90 YEARS AGOThursday, Dec. 10, 1931from the Gloucester Gazette

Dear Santa: Please bring me a desk and a chair, anything else you want to. Remember the little orphan children, be good to them. Don’t forget mother and daddy and my grand-parents. Bring my teacher something nice. Your little girl, Margaret Wilson, Glenns

Dear Santa: I am writing to tell you what I would like t...

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