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  • Joe Blythe Hands

    Casey Templeton

    Deep Roots

    After nearly 170 years, Virginia farms still grow some of the world’s best (and biggest) peanuts, and state processors still put the salty, crunchy morsels on tables across America. Photography by Casey Templeton Read more

    Nov 4, 2009

    Culture

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    Strings Attached

    Picker’s Supply is a guitar museum, and so much more. Read more

    Sep 10, 2019

    Virginiana

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    In the Midnight Hour

    Tales of the Gray Lady and other great Virginia ghosts. Read more

    Sep 10, 2015

    Culture

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  • The Lady of Belvoir

    Tyler Darden

    The Lady of Belvoir

    George Washington would not have become the man he was without the help of Sally Fairfax. She mentored the young Washington and fired his ambition, and the two by all accounts shared a hidden—forbidden—love. Read more

    Aug 20, 2010

    Culture

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    Alex Bostic

    The African Jamestown

    Virginia and Liberia have been inextricably tied for almost 200 years. Blacks from Virginia helped to build and lead the colony that became Liberia. Read more

    Aug 23, 2010

    Culture

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    Sterling Hundley

    Peter Francisco, Revolutionary Hero

    Wherein illustrator Sterling Hundley conjures the Revolutionary War hero known as the Virginia Giant. Read more

    Sep 21, 2010

    Culture

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    Seeing Red

    The Northern cardinal looks like a superhero but doesn't venture far. Read more

    Nov 3, 2015

    Culture

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    Courtesy of Jason Knowles/Fentress Bradburn Architects

    When the Going Gets Tough

    The National Museum of the Marine Corps shows the Marines'-eye view. Read more

    Feb 5, 2010

    Culture

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    Car Talk

    The story of Virginia’s first custom car. One piece at a time. Read more

    Jul 14, 2015

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    Robb Scharetg

    Striking Power

    Naval Air Station Oceana is one of America’s largest and most important military installations. Half of the U.S. Navy’s tactical aircraft are located at Oceana, where scores of pilots daily take to the sky to maintain a state of “combat readiness.” Read more

    Jun 10, 2010

    Culture

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