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Charlotte County historical sites visited by Historical Society

The Lunenburg County Historical Society made its annual fall trip on Oct. 31, this year visiting neighboring Charlotte County. The morning was spent at Patrick Henry’s Red Hill, where the group enjoyed the orientation film, museum and a tour of the buildings and grounds under the guidance of excellent docents Betsy Hanmer and Winnie Morris. Lunch was at historic Diamond Hill in the village of Charlotte Court House ,where Vellie Dietrich-Hall operates a bed and breakfast/boutique. After visiting the two museums at Charlotte Court House, their last stop of the day was at the historic Richardson home, on Maple Road, which is decorated by Mr. and Mrs. Max Sempowski. Pictured are society members, from left, Stacey Newton, Robert Clement, Jackie Clement, Emma Newton, Shelia Amos, Virginia Frost, Ron Frost, LCHS President Steve Israel, Pat Israel, June Evans, Rita Parsons, Judy Shepherd, Mary Dunn, Betty Boyle, Dawn Conrad, Trip Coordinator Anne Hamlett , Sarah Hadley, Frances Shores, Cookie Currin, Jean Gay, Tom Bennett, Joan Adams and Dallas Parsons.