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Bipolar Linden Row

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We recognized the row of Greek Revivial houses that made up the Linden Row Inn in downtown Richmond, Virginia, even without the big “Linden Row” flag hanging on the portico of one.  What we couldn’t figure out was the location … Continue reading

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Clifton Inn

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It must have been hard being Thomas Jefferson’s son-in-law. You might have been a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, a U.S. congressman and governor of Virginia but history books will always start your entry with “…married to Thomas … Continue reading

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Robert E. Who?

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It’s a very rare place, in the American South, where Robert E. Lee is an afterthought.   If there is such a place, it would be Lexington, Virginia.  Sure, Lee – and his horse, Traveller —  are buried there.  But Lee … Continue reading

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Colonial Foodies

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“I feel a presence,” said a woman in our tour group, when the Gadsby’s Tavern Museum docent asked for questions.  “Is there a ghost here?” The teen docent rolled her eyes.  “There’s a myth,” she replied, emphasis on the myth, … Continue reading

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F. Scott Slept Here

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Asheville has the largest collection (more than 65) of art deco buildings outside of Miami.  And it’s not an overstatement to say that they’re dazzing.  Combine that with its other dazzling feature — its mountain setting  — and you’ll never want to go … Continue reading

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