A Look Back at 1924

Celebrating our Centennial Year

In the pre-dawn hours of May 1, 1924, a group of fishermen pulled an unknown woman’s body from the Rappahannock River, near the wharf in downtown Tappahannock. The discovery, which received newspaper coverage across the state and, in fact, up and down the east coast, set off a minor flare of attention for the town. A few people travelled to […]

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