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Where We Keep Our Dead: Shockoe Hill Cemetery

Published on March 29, 2013 by in RVA

It’s got to be tough to be Shockoe Hill Cemetery, always in the shadow of it’s more famous big brother Hollywood Cemetery.  Let’s see if we can shed some light on the situation with a little compare and contrast… 1.  Hollywood Cemetery is known for it’s beautiful stone work and carvings. 2.  Hollywood Cemetery is

 
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A Tale of Two City Halls, Part Two: Downtown Abbey

Published on January 11, 2013 by in RVA

Sure, it doesn’t have a retinue of colorful servants who serve a rich upper-class trying to adjust to the changing times and society as the world shifts around them.  However, in a city named after the English homeland, in a state named after the Virgin Queen Elizabeth I, on the banks of King James’ River

 
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