William & Mary and Penniman, Virginia

After the War to End All Wars ended (November 1918), the whole world changed. The bloom of Virginia’s youth had gone to Europe to fight in The Great War. Between mustard gas and powerful munitions, many suffered crippling injuries and many never made it back...

Pennsgrove: Up Close and Personal

When I first learned that a Baltimorian had discovered a Pennsgrove in their very own neighborhood, I was more than a little dubious. After all, neither me nor my slightly obsessed house-hunting buddies had ever seen a Pennsgrove in the wild. And yet, not only had my...