If you are organising any event, be it an exhibition, a conference or a wedding, you will require a venue. For sale for the initial time in more than 50 years, following the Daubeny family’s decision to relocate overseas, the estate, which dates from the mid 18th century, was divided in the late 1970s, when the mansion property and northern parkland were sold off.

During the 18th century the family members played tiny component in public affairs although Squire John Fulford went on a spectacular spending binge in the 1760's which resulted in the Lake in front of the property being constructed and new drives laid out in the park as effectively as the buy of lavish furnishings, not to mention possessing his portrait painted as a dashing cavalier clad in a fetching crimson costume and getting one of the last individuals to employ a complete time ‘fool dressed in the motley’.

Adam Keeling, whose plantation was situated east of today’s Lesner Bridge, in August 1667 organized a group of people to dig a modest pilot channel from the Lynnhaven River via a enormous sandbar about a half-mile long to the Chesapeake Bay so boats would not have to make the lengthy journey west to the mouth of the river which at that time was at Tiny Creek where today’s Joint Expeditionary Base Tiny Creek is positioned.

With a secure rear location to operate from, Common Fairfax then started a steady march into the south west as the Prince of Wales, Captain General of the Western Royalist Army fell back to Truro in Cornwall as he desperately struggled to keep his forces in the field and by the finish of October 1645 the New Model Army was in winter quarters in Tiverton and Crediton, laying siege to Exeter.

Our commanding officer was Lt.Sanderson from 1958-1960,we attached to a number of regiments while including the Buffs,Yorks&Lancs,Prince of Wales,Kings own and the nearby APL,who we shared a camp with at Seedaseer linesOur job was to supply the troops up-country at Dhala, Ammuam and Loader I hope I have spelt the names proper.We also had local particulars to carry out.


The cabins and beach hut are available for young children and their families for respite breaks, permitting them to get away from the challenges of harsh treatment for cancer or other illnesses, and to get pleasure from some precious time with each other ‘being normal’ as a loved ones.

To mark Prince George’s fourth birthday, Kensington Palace released a darling new photograph of the Prince, taken by Chris Jackson at KP last photographer wrote on Instagram “I’m thrilled and honoured that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have chosen to release this portrait I took to celebrate Prince George’s 4th Birthday.


The Cape Henry Memorial Colonial National Historic Park on the grounds of the Joint Expeditionary Base East (Ft Story) include two lighthouses, the granite “Cape Henry Country House Hotel in Friuli Cross,” a statute of Admiral deGrasse (supplied by the French government for America’s bicentennial and dedicated in October 1976), a granite memorial to the Battle of the Capes devoted in 1981, a 3-panel wayside describing Cape Henry’s significance to America, the old Fort Story train station constructed in 1902, the Very first Landing Chapel, and a walkway major to the top of the sand dunes where 1 can overlook the Atlantic Ocean and the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay.