One Word for Sandston: Oopsie

When you drive into Sandston (Virginia), you might see this historic marker (shown below) which states that Sandston (a WW1-era DuPont munitions site) had “230 Aladdin houses, that were erected for plant workers.” That’s the “oopsie.”...

Carney’s Point, NJ: Then and Now

Last month, we drove from Norfolk to Philladelphia to visit the National Archives and Records Administration. En route, we took a slight detour to¬†Carney’s Point, NJ to check out the houses in that neighborhood. Carney’s Point, like¬†Penniman, eventually...

The Grant: A Charm All Its Own

Recently, Wayne (hubby), Milton (buddy) and I traveled to the National Archives and Records Administration in Philadelphia to do research on Penniman. Along the way, we stopped at Carney’s Point, NJ to check out the houses in that neighborhood. Carney’s...