Historic & Scenic Landscapes

The Piedmont’s beautiful vistas also represent some of America’s most historic terrain.


Blue Ridge Heritage Project

Blue Ridge Heritage Project

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The Blue Ridge Heritage Project unveiled its first memorial site in 2015 in Madison County. Photos by Kristie Kendall. Incorporated in 2013, the Blue Ridge Heritage Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to continue the work of honoring and preserving ...
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Annual Mountain Heritage Events

Annual Mountain Heritage Events

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Attendees check out a schedule of events during the 2015 event at the Thornton Gap Primitive Baptist Church in Rappahannock. Photo by Paula Combs. Each spring since 2012, PEC hosts a mountain heritage day in a different location and different ...
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Look at All the Stars!

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A night lighting map from NASA's 2012 Earth Observatory data with PEC's nine-county service region outlined. Compare the dark, more rural areas of the map in PEC's service region to the higher populated and urban areas like D.C. A few ...
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PEC receives the Madison Family Cup Award at Montpelier. Photo by Kelley Spurlock, courtesy of The Montpelier Foundation

PEC Awarded Madison Family Cup for Conservation Efforts

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PEC receives the Madison Family Cup Award at Montpelier. Photo by Kelley Spurlock, courtesy of The Montpelier Foundation In early November, the National Society of the Madison Family Descendants honored PEC with the Madison Family Cup for its noteworthy conservation ...
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Waterloo Bridge Update — Dec 2014

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Text from our Dec 2014 Member Newsletter: PEC, Fauquier County, and Culpeper County commissioned a report that identified a more cost-effec­tive option for the full rehabilitation of the historic Waterloo Bridge on Waterloo Road (Route 613). The bridge has a ...
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