How a stockcar driven by Wendell Scott, the first Black man to win a major NASCAR race, ended up in Gloucester.
Aberdeen Gardens was the nation’s first homestead community designed and built by Black Americans for Black Americans. It offered dignity and opportunity when oppression and segregation ruled and became a model for other such communities around the country.
On and around the Chesapeake Bay, real “oyster wars” raged for a century, complete with cannons, machine-gun fire and Maryland and Virginia “oyster navies” attempting to keep the peace.
A 30-minute drive from Williamsburg, about 3 miles from U.S. Route 17, sits the Inn at Warner Hall, a romantic getaway perfect for history buffs.