Rappahannock’s Civil War Trails

The Rapp for April 18

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April 18, 2013
The Rapp for April 18

Counting down to the 35th annual Fodderstack 10K, welcoming a Chinese pianist to the Theatre, meeting GOP candidate Ken Cuccinelli, remembering the county's Civil War past, becoming a stage hand with RAAC and showing off the improvements to the fire hall at the SVRS open house in this week's Rapp.
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The Rapp for April 11

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April 11, 2013
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Details on RDA's busy weekend, exploring new Civil War trails with the Historical Society, raising funds to fight cancer with Nikki Brady and the Public House, Janet Brome's new exhibit at R.H. Ballard, breakfast at the Senior Center, a Civil War's Sesquicentennial event and a meeting for this year's Farm Tour in this week's...
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Supervisors study roads, and some much older Trails

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Feb. 7, 2013
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The board of supervisors initiated two requests for road quality tests by VDOT and heard a presentation on the county’s Civil War Trails program from John Tole at its monthly meeting Monday afternoon (Feb. 4).
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Sperryville column for Sept. 20

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Sept. 20, 2012
Master Naturalist Jack Price’s award-winning photograph.

The bridge is open! After many weeks of anticipation, the crew on the bridge finally received the long-awaited guardrail bolts, replaced the last broken drill bit and finished the job. We can all rejoice that the U.S. 522 bridge opened about 1:20 p.m. last Saturday (Sept. 15). Project supervisor Tommy Quarles called photographer Ray...
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Sperryville column for Aug. 30

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Aug. 30, 2012
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The renaissance continues If change and diversification are a sign of health in a rural economy, Sperryville has plenty of it happening. While we were away on an extended vacation, you read about the grand opening of Coterie at the Sperryville Schoolhouse, and the reopening Saturday (Aug. 1) of Cafe Indigo at Rappahannock Central...
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Washington column for Aug. 23

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Aug. 23, 2012
Washington column for Aug. 23

Another Civil War Trails marker, goings on at WVF&R, Parkinson's group meeting, a local student returns from an intense music program, Bowen family reunion, youth group meetings, revival services and the class of 1961 reunion.
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Photo: Rappahannock Old Guard: the Black Flag Company

The 6th Virginia CWT marker.

A new Civil War Trails marker commemorates the Confederate army's Company B of the 6th Virginia Cavalry, which was recruited exclusively from Rappahannock County citizens.
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Mosby and Sneden: The Gray Ghost and the Artist

Mosby and Sneden: The Gray Ghost and the Artist

New York City native Robert Knox Sneden was an architect and engineer who enlisted in the 40th New York Volunteers in 1861.
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