Historic & Scenic Landscapes

The Piedmont’s beautiful vistas also present some of America’s most historic terrain-where visionaries, pioneers, farmers, generals, soldiers, slaves and Presidents lived and left their mark.


Waterloo Bridge Report

Waterloo Bridge Report

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An encouraging new report commissioned by The Piedmont Environmental Council, Fauquier County, and Culpeper County has identified a more cost-effective option for the full rehabilitation of the historic Waterloo Bridge on Waterloo Road (Route 613). The bridge has a long ...
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The Great Homecoming:  An Open House at the McAllister Cabin

The Great Homecoming: An Open House at the McAllister Cabin

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At about a quarter past eleven, on the last Saturday in March, the faint sound of music carried from the McAllister Cabin, down to the swift-moving Moorman’s River and through­out the winding roads of the Sugar Hollow area of Albemarle ...
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Waterloo Bridge Letter to BOS

Waterloo Bridge Letter to BOS

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The Fauquier Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on April 10th, 2014 regarding the Six Year Plan for Secondary Roads. The Six Year Plan outlines planned spending for transportation projects proposed for construction, development, or study for the ...
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Commentary on Surry-Skiffes Creek Transmission Line

Commentary on Surry-Skiffes Creek Transmission Line

by Rob Marmet, Senior Energy Policy Advisor (View as PDF)On Tuesday November 26th the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) issued its Final Order approving a 500 kV line that crosses the James River near Williamsburg, Virginia1. The Surry-Skiffes Creek line ...
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Honoring Local History

Honoring Local History

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"This part of northern Virginia has soaked up more of the blood, sweat and tears of American history than any other part of the country." --Late Yale historian C. Vann Woodward On This PageHistoric DistrictsThe Effect of Historic Districts on ...
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