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The Orange County area was first settled in 1714, when Alexander Spotswood (Lt. Governor of Virginia from 1710 to 1722) established Germanna as an English frontier settlement for indentured German metalworkers and their families.
In 1734 the county was established and named in honor of William, Prince of Orange, and husband of Anne, Princess Royal of […]
Visit the gallery, studio and printmaking workshop of landscape artist Frederick Nichols. Nichols’ paintings and silkscreen prints have been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout this country and abroad for over 25 years, most recently at the 2005 International Biennale in Florence, Italy, and the international exhibition, “Renascence,” a commemoration of the 1995 Kobe earthquake, […]
Here is a sample Family Fun Getaway to the Inn on Poplar
From Washington DC areas and points North; Head south on RT 29 from Gainsville. Keep the kids happy by stopping off for some home made ice cream at the Moo Thru in Remington, Virginia. The milk used in Moo Thru ice cream comes […]
The warm weather is bringing our an early migration of Woodcock. Pretty little birds about the size of big robin that use this area of Virginia as a staging ground during their spring and autumn migrations. The birds have settled in by the thousands
If you’d like to experience something that many people never realize in […]
“Where old is made new” ? www.shabbylove.weebly.com firstname.lastname@example.org Hanna Kappes, Owner
Look for a new store opening on Main Street! Shabby Love and eclectic mix of refurbished furniture. From the pictures on line, it looks like Hanna Kappes has a nack for making the old new.
When Hanna Kappes moved to Virginia from Kentucky last October she […]
Dinning around the Inn on Poplar Hill
In Orange – Within walking distance all less than 1 mile from the Inn
Elmwood at Sparks, (540) 672-0060. Gourmet American and European cuisine in an intimate atmosphere. Entrees $15-25. Main Street, Orange, VA. Deli style lunch Monday-Saturday. Fabulous Dinner by an innovative chef. Local farm fresh ingredients prepared with […]
Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Orange, Virginia, Montpelier was the lifelong home of James Madison. Madison was raised at Montpelier, lived here after his marriage to Dolley, returned here after his presidency, and died here in his study surrounded by the books and papers that marked so much of his […]