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The Admiral Grill

Northern Virginia was a center for the development of country music and especially blue grass as I’ve mentioned before on this blog. One of the legendary moments in the expansion of blue grass beyond local hillbilly migrants came in 1957 … Continue reading

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>Hunter’s Lodge: Images from history


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>Settin’ the Woods on Fire: Hunter’s Lodge and the Lee Hwy Dance Halls

> Back in the thirties, forgotten dance halls dotted Lee Highway, from Merrifield out to Centreville and beyond. Many of them exist only in legend now including Chimney Villa in Merrifield, Bull Run Dance Hall in Centreville, Happy Hour, Green … Continue reading

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