October 2006 Issue


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October’s cover story features Virginia’s World War II heroes. Through candid portraits and provocative stories, experience how these extraordinary men faced the trials of their time. As in every issue, Virginia Living highlights the best of Virginia—from new musicians modeling Virginia’s coolest fall fashions to Virginia’s tech-savviest students in the tech mecca of Blacksburg. Drive back 400 years along historic route 10 and revisit the spirits of world famous Virginia psychics Jeane Dixon and Edgar Cayce. Go deep into the history of the UVA-Tech football rivalry. See how Virginia’s great old hotels are coming back, and taste Mrs. Rowe’s famous Shenandoah Valley pies.

The Liberian Jamestown - Feature

Alex Bostic

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


Culinary icon Edna Lewis redefined sophisticated Southern cooking during her long career. Photography by John T. Hill Read more

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