Because the media said so, that’s why. Again it all started back with the Pilgrims in 1621 and some guy by the name of William Bradford wrote “History of Plymouth Plantation” and said that turkey was served. By the way, he wrote that piece 22 or so years after the fact. Well, of course, turkey […]
Last time I gave you a bit of the history of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Now I’m going to tell you how we celebrate Thanksgiving in historic Charlottesville.
Cool Off in Our Albemarle County Lakes It’s hot and the kids are bored …. Yes! It feels like the “Dog Days of Summer” even if the calendar doesn’t agree. The kids are bored, and gas is more or less $4/gallon – so what do you do?
Did you know that our 5th President lived right behind Thomas Jefferson in Albemarle County? President James Monroe owned an estate property known as Highland, which today is called Ash Lawn – Highland. As our 5th President of the United States and a friend and compatriot of Thomas Jefferson (TJ as Cvillians refer to him), […]
Why Live in Downtown Charlottesville? As I stated in my previous post, I told you where to find those desirable homegrown fresh vegetables in the downtown City Market. Many Charlottesville home buyers are actually looking toward downtown for all the right reasons. There are lots of things going on in downtown Charlottesville, from live arts […]
What Do They Have in Common? Often people relocating to Charlottesville, VA will call our office or contact The Chase Team from our Charlottesville real estate website. One of the first things they ask is; “tell us about the area.” They also inquire about Charlottesville area schools and ask about interesting things for their family […]