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Hard Riding Virginia Duo 1972


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>Elton Wakefield

> Here’s a photo of Elton Wakefield, fiddler for the Virginia Corn Huskers. 

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>Happy Hour Pavilion

> The Happy Hour Pavilion was a dance hall operating on Lee Highway from at least the late thirties until around 1950 located in the current Capital Rentals building at 12716 Lee Highway. The building was built in 1928, but … Continue reading

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>Fairfax High School Yearbook 1944


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>Hunter’s Lodge: Images from history


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>The Drag Racing Menace

>During the fifties and sixties the DC area was a hot bed for hot rodders. In NOVA hot rodders gathered at the various Tops Drive-Inn locations like Fairfax Circle, Harrison and Lee Highway in Arlington and Glebe and Rte. 50 … Continue reading

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>A Bone to Pick

> Mark Opsasnick wrote a wonderful book called “Capitol Rock” that I’ve been wading through. The book covers the late country and early rock and roll period in Washington DC when great artists like Link Wray ruled the club circuit. … Continue reading

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