Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane

50 years ago April 21, 1960 The Virginia Division of Forestry announced this week that the last orders for tree seedlings have delivered to the landowners. Nearly 40 million tree seedlings have been planted in […]

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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane

50 years ago April 7, 1960 Miss Shirley Brown, a forward on the RCHS basketball squad, was chosen for the tourney all-stars at the close of the season. The Rappahannock team placed fourth in District […]

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Down Memory Lane

50 years ago March 31, 1960 C. B. Johnson of Woodville, has been appointed Vice-chairman of the Woodville area in the current Red Cross Fund Drive. Long interested in Red Cross activities, Mr. Johnson served […]

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Down Memory Lane

50 years ago March 24, 1960 Mrs. Magdalene Dearing, who is vice chairman of the Red Cross Fund Campaign among the colored people of Rappahannock, is a faithful worker for its activities. She has assisted […]

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Down Memory Lane

50 years ago March 17, 1960 R. Taylor Hoskins, Superintendent of Shenandoah National Park. Has announced that Park Ranger James R. (Bob) Johnson has been promoted to the District Ranger position being vacated by Charles […]

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Down Memory Lane

50 years ago March 10, 1960 At the annual meeting of the Culpeper Memorial Hospital, Inc., on February 5, 1960 at the Culpeper Baptist Church, Culpeper. Mrs. Charles Edward Johnson, Jr., of Sperryville was elected […]

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Down Memory Lane

50 years ago March 3, 1960 After forty-three years as treasurer of Forest Grove Baptist Church at Viewtown. Mr. William A. Corbin retired on January 1, 1960. Although Mr. Corbin moved to Culpeper in 1920 […]

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Down Memory Lane

50 years ago February 25, 1960 Miss Alice Wood, daughter of Mrs. Downing Wood of Washington, Va., was the lucky person given the clock radio by the seniors of Rappahannock County High School at the […]

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Down Memory Lane

50 years ago February 18, 1960 Mr. Herbert Barksdale of Flint Hill talks with Mr. Allen Johnson of New Market at the meeting on industry coming to Rappahannock. Mr. Johnson is a former resident of […]

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Down Memory Lane

50 years ago February 11, 1960 A nationally known garment manufacturing company is very interested in locating a plant in Rappahannock County. The company would employ from 125 to 150 people, 90 percent of whom […]

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Down Memory Lane

50 years ago February 4, 1960 Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors met with all members present and Chairman E. M. Jones presiding, on Wednesday, February 3. Mrs. W. A. Buntin appeared before the supervisors to […]

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Down Memory Lane

50 years ago January 28, 1960 Mrs. Carroll Menefee was hostess to the Sperryville bridge club and additional guests Friday evening with four tables arranged for the game. Those playing were Mrs. Mrs. R. E. […]