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...

The “Boom Towns” of Dupont

Since I moved to Norfolk in September 2006, the 16 identical bungalows on Ethel Avenue have been whispering my name, and imploring me to come close, and learn more about their unique origins. Problem was, I could never quite make out what they were saying. For years,...