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Tag Archives: James River
Virginia Beach – March 2022
Due to the pandemic, it had been over 2 years since Wayne and I stayed in a motel or hotel. With a rare free weekend, however, we made a (slow) run for Virginia Beach, traveling on Rt. 5 between Richmond … Continue reading
Posted in Adventures & Travels, Animals & Wildlife Tagged Atlantic Ocean, Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Chesapeake Bay, Colonial Parkway, First Landing State Park, James River, Jamestown-Scotland Ferry, osprey, seagulls, Virginia, Virginia Beach, York River, Yorktown Comments Off on Virginia Beach – March 2022
Camping at Powhatan State Park – April 23-25, 2021
After doing a day trip to Powhatan State Park on the James River earlier in the month, we knew we wanted to camp there as soon as we could. A lot of campgrounds are booked solid on weekends, but when … Continue reading
Posted in Adventures & Travels, Animals & Wildlife, Camping, Coachmen Clipper Tagged Camping, Chipping Sparrow, Coachmen Clipper, Easy hiking trail, Goochland, Hiking, James River, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Powhatan State Park, Rivers, Tree Swallow, Virginia, Virginia Campers, Virginia State Parks, Virginia Wildlife Comments Off on Camping at Powhatan State Park – April 23-25, 2021
Powhatan State Park, Powhatan, Virginia – April 11, 2021
We’ve visited most of Virginia’s state parks that are within a couple of hours of our house, but somehow we’d missed this one! With another beautiful spring day on tap, we started our day trip to Powhatan State Park by … Continue reading
Posted in Adventures & Travels, Camping, Genealogy Tagged Hiking, James River, Meadows, Nature, Powhatan State Park, Scenic Virginia, Virginia State Parks, Woods 1 Comment
James River State Park, Gladstone, VA – March 21, 2021
One of our favorite places to visit (and to camp) is James River State Park. Blessed with a beautiful early spring day, we set out for yet another day trip to the park. 🙂 When we got to the park, … Continue reading
Posted in Adventures & Travels, Animals & Wildlife Tagged Blue Ridge Mountains, Easy hiking trail, Hawks, James River, James River State Park, Nature, Red-shouldered Hawk, Tye River, Virginia, Virginia State Parks Comments Off on James River State Park, Gladstone, VA – March 21, 2021
A Little Genealogy Research and a Lot of Beautiful Scenery!
On Saturday, February 22, 2020, we decided to go to the Bedford Museum and Genealogy Library in Bedford, Virginia. I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to find any information on my ggg-aunt, Tabitha Ann Rhodes, but as she’d married … Continue reading
Posted in Adventures & Travels, Genealogy Tagged Anderson, Bedford VA, Blue Ridge Mountains, Blue Ridge Parkway, Clements, family history, genealogy, genealogy research, Glasgow Virginia, James River, Maury River, Oliver, Rhodes Comments Off on A Little Genealogy Research and a Lot of Beautiful Scenery!