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East Nelson History Remembered

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Photos By Victoria Mininger : ©2011 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Grandsons of Dr. W.A.R 's Grandson's - W.A.R. Goodwin III and E. Howard Goodwin Jr. unveil a special commemorative highway marker near Christ Episcopal Church this past Saturday (5.14.11) in the Norwood Community.

Norwood/Wingina
Nelson County, Virginia

This past Saturday The Historical Society of Nelson County [2] presented Its 21st Nelson County Historic Home Tour along with the Virginia Historic Highway Marker Unveiling at the “Boyhood Home of the Rev. Dr. W.A.R. Goodwin, Father of Colonial Williamsburg”

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People waiting to enter and take a seat for introductions at Christ Episcopal Church this past Saturday (5.14.11) as part of the Nelson County Historic Home Tour held in Norwood and Wingina of East Nelson County.

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For complete detailed information the home tour, simply click on the image above to download a printable brochure.

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The historic Wingina Post Office, originally built as a general store in 1920, was one of five stops on the Historic Home Tour this past weekend. (5.14.11)

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In the lower floor of Bon Aire - a replica of a 18th century open hearth with re-enactment cooking and meal prep. Another home on the tour.

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Bo Aire, near Warminister, is a Federal-style home on a high hill with panoramic view of the James River and its bottomlands. Today is is owned by Adrienne Young and Luke Ramsey.

Historical Society of Nelson County on the web: www.nelsonhistorical.com [8]