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WHRO to showcase Gloucester in new PBS travel series

“Virginia FOUND,” a new PBS travel series, will feature Gloucester and Yorktown in its first season. The episode will air at 8:30 p.m. Friday on WHRO-TV, PBS Channel 15.

In this episode, host Dave Parker visits the Guinea Jubilee and films a crabpot-baiting contest. He also does a tasting at That Damn Mary Brewing Company, Hayes, and visits Gloucester Brewing Company on Gloucester’s Main Street. Also in the episode, he visits the Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism Fishing Pier at Gloucester Point Beach Park, and Scoot’s BBQ, Gloucester Point.

Throughout the series, Parker explores history, culture and local cuisine in familiar and off-the-beaten-path places. A native Virginian, Parker brings his quick wit and knack for finding the people who help to tell an area’s story, uncovering gems of small towns and the original tastes along Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay region, a release stated.

Parker is a familiar face and voice in Hampton Roads, having been in television, radio an...

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