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2008 

  Every day thousands of Northern Virginiansuse   TRAINS     METRORAIL   and   CARPOOLS to commute to work. Since these systems are modern, efficient, well maintained and cost effective they enjoy continued growth. Virginia Railway Express, METRORAIL and Carpools are not always easily accessible ...
02/28/2008
   This is the 5th in my series of reports on extinct Northern Virginia airportsAt the end of World War II Carl Allen opened the Springfield Airport with a 2,200 foot unpaved runway.  In addition to providing refueling and other services he planned to open a flying school to serve the postwar int...
02/25/2008
   This is the 4th in my series on extinct Northern Virginia Airfields. In 1941 E.C. Germain purchased a 350 acre site along Route 7 just east of Bailey's Crossroad.  He operated the Washington Air Charter Service and planned a 3,500 foot unpaved runway.The airport began to achieve greater commer...
02/25/2008
    Henry Woodhouse purchased 1,500 acres of dairyland in Hybla Valley during the 1920's. It was his objective to build the largest transatlantic commercial airport in the National Capital Area.  There were three runways with the largest being 7.200 feet long as well as moorings for Zeppelins.   ...
02/23/2008
      This morning's edition of the Potomac News and Manassas Journal-Messenger notified the public that Marines at Marine Corps Base Quantico will be doing explosive training.  It will be a five day exercise from February 25 to February 29 during the hours of 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Since our window...
02/23/2008
  The Woodbridge Airport opened for business in 1959.  At the time it was in the "middle of nowhere" on the north side of Old Bridge Road just east of Smoketown Road.It was considered a difficult airport since there were trees at either end of the 2,246' runway with a substantial dip in the middl...
02/22/2008
  In all the years we lived in Mount Vernon and shopped at Beacon Mall I wondered where the name originated. The original 74 acre tract was purchased by an Alexandria businessman in the 18th century.  It changed hands over time and became the site of City View, an impressive 19th century estate. ...
02/19/2008
  Fort Hunt (Sheridan's Point in Washington's Day) served as a fort to defend the settlers against Indians in the 17th century. In the latter part of the 19th century gun batteries were installed to defend Washington, D.C. during the Spanish American War along with Fort Washington in Maryland. It...
02/19/2008
Over the past 31 years the Springfield area has been a primary source of real estate business for my husband and me.  The reason I became a West Springfield Rotarian is easy to understand - Rotary International is renowned worldwide for the members service to their community as well as to interna...
02/15/2008
There are many reasons for the popularity of Springfield in addition to the fact it is a mature, well balanced community with many home styles - Central Location, Fairfax County Schools, Numerous Commuting Options, Access to Major Fairfax County Parks and Convenient Shopping.   Cardinal Forest Pl...
02/14/2008
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