Our First Public Talk on Penniman!

Thursday night, David Spriggs and I gave our first talk on Penniman, Virginia’s Own Ghost Town. While preparing our powerpoint presentation, I learned two things I had not known before: 1)  Sometime in 1917 or 1918, a German sub made its way to the York River,...

Penniman Remnants in Williamsburg

“Penniman was not erased, it was dispersed” (R. Wythe Davis). While organizing my 2,000+ pages of research notes on Penniman, I found the above quote. It was in amongst some materials shared with me by author and historian Will Molineux. It offers quite an...