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  Every year for the holidays the Hampton Coliseum changes it's normal nighttime illumination from white lighting to colored lighting with a very dramatic effect. Opened in 1970 the Hampton Coliseum is a multi-use venue which is owned by the City of Hampton. The Coliseum has featured many sportin...
12/16/2008
There are actually two Cape Henry Lighthouses. The Old Cape Henry Lighthouse was built in 1792 and was the first lighthouse authorized by the U.S. Government and the first federal construction project. In 1870 damage to the stone lighthouse was discovered and a new lighthouse was authorized to b...
12/07/2008
  #25 Virginia Tech defeats #17 Boston College for the ACC Championship Title!!! 12/06/08- Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL. Virginia Tech, for the second year in a row, wins the ACC Championship title 30-12 over Boston College. Sophomore Quarterback and Hampton, Va. native Tyrod Taylor was name...
12/06/2008
Founded in 1632, Historic St Luke's Church is the oldest church of English origin in America and is the oldest example of Gothic architecture in America. Located in Smithfield, Va. - Isle of Wight County. The church was originally referred to as the "Old Brick Church" until named St. Luke's Episc...
12/05/2008
Christmas in Colonial Williamsburg is one of my favorite times of year, decorative wreaths made with pine boughs, fruit, pine cones and mistletoe adorn the doors. The smell of wood fires and burning leaves are in the air, couples stroll hand in hand drinking hot beverages and talking, young lover...
12/03/2008
Below are two image's I recorded of fishing boats at Chincoteague, Va. on Assateague Island in Accomack County on Virginia's Eastern Shore. Chincoteague is best known for the Chincoteague Ponies made famous by Marguerite Henry's children's book Misty of Chincoteague. Most of Assateague Island is ...
12/02/2008
Below are two tours I have completed this week. 183 Ridgewood Parkway - Newport News, Va. 23608 $229,000 http://paydenvirtualtours.com/show/48405   416 Catalpa Avenue - Hampton, Va. 23661 $145,000 http://paydenvirtualtours.com/show/48389 Both of these tours were created for Sandra Payden of Gregg...
12/02/2008
As an avid hiker and explorer of Shenandoah National Park-Skyline Drive, I recently availed myself of a hike in Whiteoak Canyon to the lower Whiteoak Falls. During a family get-together at Graves Mountain Lodge in Syria Virginia, I was pleasantly surprised to find several nearby trails leading in...
11/15/2008
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The Assateague lighthouse in a 142 ft. tall lighthouse located on the southern end of Assateague island on Virginia's Eastern Shore, it was finished in 1802 and was painted in alternating bands of red and white. The lighthouse is located within the boundary's of the Chincoteague National Wildlife...
10/31/2008
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Many people start their tour of Colonial Williamsburg at the wonderful and interactive Visitor Center, or if you are more adventurous, like myself and already have a background in history, try driving directly into Historic Williamsburg and do some exploring on your own. Be prepared for large gro...
10/27/2008
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