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  1. History Mystery: Christmas Celebrations at the Governor’s Mansion

    History Mystery: Christmas Celebrations at the Governor’s Mansion

    KHS has a photographic collection that details scenes from the Governor’s Mansion over a couple of decades. A percentage of the photographs feature Christmas celebrations that have occurred during the 1970s and 80s. Of course, as you probably guessed, the people in those photographs remain a mystery. This one example includes...

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  2. The George Blackburn Family of Leaders

    The George Blackburn Family of Leaders

    By: Elizabeth Rouse Fielder The George Blackburn Family Major George Blackburn Sr. (b. 16 January 1745, d. 9 September 1817) was one of the early settlers of Augusta County, Virginia.  He married Prudence Berry (b. 5 November 1754, d. 14 June 1836) in Virginia on the 12th of October 1771...

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