I Doubt If My Blog Helped, But It Would Be Cool If It Did

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Sydenstricker School, Springfield VA


Recently, the Virginia Department of Historic Resources added several buildings to the Virginia Landmarks Register

The historic one room Sydenstricker School House in Springfield was among those chosen.

Lately, I have posted blogs about historic churches and buildings in Alexandria and Fairfax County, but one I wrote back in 2009 was

The Little Red Schoolhouse That Is Loved and Preserved

I think it would be "cool" if my post was responsible for the recognition, but I suspect they were already aware of its' existence.

However, I'm including my other historic building posts "just in case". It's at least nice to know my posts are on target.


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Carolyn  I think we've done about 30 so far

Jul 09, 2012 02:15 PM #7
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Karen  I can assure you I wou;l be shocked

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Hello Karen,

You do so many wonderful historical posts for your area, I am betting you blog DID help - Congratulations!

Jul 09, 2012 03:47 PM #9
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Lisa  Of course, in 2009 the blog was not as detailed as they are today - I've matured  :)

Jul 09, 2012 04:49 PM #10
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Hi Karen, Even if they were aware, your post and your importance to the community was a voice of reason and pride in this endeaver. You should be very proud and most certainly take some credit for this terrific acheivement. The important thing is that it got done and for that, your effort shoould be heralded by having that post featured. I guess I need to go there again and check to see if it was. :-)
Jul 09, 2012 07:57 PM #11
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Rebecca Gaujot, RealtorĀ®
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Karen, I bet your post was responsible for the recognition of the school house. I started writing posts on the Art Colony shops at the Greenbrier, and then the resort started to advertise more... Si I have a feeling my posts helped the shops......
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Hi Karen, I went back and suggested the last post and this one as well. I hope AR sees the importance of this post and does the right thing and features it.
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William  You are the perfect gentleman - the welcome mat is always out for you

Jul 10, 2012 04:51 AM #14
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Rebecca  Your Art Colony posts are classic examples of how it should be done

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William  I believe each area of the country has rich history that should be preserved.  The fact that it was not colonial America is irrelevant

Jul 10, 2012 04:57 AM #16
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Karen, it's always great when someone comes along to confirm what we knew along....keep up the posts you never know who you'll impact next. 

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Karen, I prefer to think that your post did have something to do with the Little red school house added to the list of registered landmarks.
Jul 10, 2012 03:37 PM #18
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Karen, that is great news and you do a great job with your posts about calling attention for buildings that need preserved.  I also think comment #11  from your LITTLE RED SCHOOL HOUSE post in 2009 helped carry the day as well!!!   ^_~

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Larry  I have had people call me about some of my historic posta

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Nick  It certainly would be nice

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Bruce  William is, like you, a gentleman, but also one very fantastic photographer

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Hi Karen,

I suggested this post.

The Virginia Department of Historic Resources will get a hold of your quality blogs; it's just a matter of time.

Keep the excellent posts coming :)

 

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Wandanna  That is very kind - we really enjoy visiting and blogging about our history

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Karen it would be cool to find out if someone you are not aware of is reading:)

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Bill  No disagreement there  :)

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