On January 1, 1863, President Lincoln declared “that all persons held as slaves within said designated States, and parts of States, are, and henceforward shall be free.” Lincoln sincerely believed this to be “to be an act of justice” and “warranted by the Constitution,” invoking “the considerate judgment of mankind, and the gracious favor of Almighty God.” But his order was not delivered in Texas until June 19, 1865 – some two and a half years later – when Union troops arrived to take control of the state.
Your pets are beloved members of your family and you want to make sure they receive the very best medical care. But how do you choose the right vet for your pet? We've outlined some important considerations below when selecting a veterinary practice for your fur baby.
"Jamestown Day", Saturday May 11th, features Historic Jamestowne's ongoing archaeological discoveries of the 1607 fort and one of Jamestown Settlement's ships sailing in the James River. A variety of family friendly programs on Powhatan and English weaponry, military and maritime demonstrations, and traditional music and entertainment will take place at both sites.
The Williamsburg Taco Festival is happening on May 5th from 1-5pm at Billsburg Brewery - 2054 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg.
The Annual Blues, Brews, & BBQ event is happening on Saturday, May 4th from 12-6pm at Riverwalk Landing in Yorktown.
The Summer Celebration Wine Festival is taking place at Lee Hall Mansion on June 8th 2019.
Great beer, good food and live music! The seventh annual Mariners’ Craft Beer Festival is happening on May 5th from 12-5pm at 100 Museum Drive in Newport News.