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When Church Hill threatened to secede from the city of Richmond

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Lesley Johnson
Lesley Johnson
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Mindie Ballard
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Alex Goodmundson
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Tricia Lewis Noel
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Steven Summerville
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Erik Grotz
Erik Grotz
3 years ago

You did mean ‘secede’ right?

Steven Summerville
Steven Summerville
3 years ago
Reply to  Erik Grotz

Haha I actually read it as secede until I saw this

Church Hill People's News
Church Hill People's News
3 years ago
Reply to  Erik Grotz

fixed, yes.

Steven Summerville
Steven Summerville
3 years ago

People’s republic of Church hill! Our flag can be that one that the neighborhood association sells

Rosser Lamb
Rosser Lamb
3 years ago

There’s so much I don’t know. That’s why I love my children so much, they enlighten me!

Nathan Madison
Nathan Madison
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Kathy Greenier
Kathy Greenier
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Karen Smith
Karen Smith
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Jesse Joyner
Jesse Joyner
3 years ago

This 1947 map exists, but you would have to go to Charlottesville to view it: http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/u4876291

Jesse Joyner
Jesse Joyner
3 years ago

Found this map from 1946 about the “condition of buildings” in Richmond. http://www.virginiamemory.com/online-exhibitions/items/show/7

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Christian Briggs
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Kaya Whitlock
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Hannah Shambley
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Spacecat
Spacecat
3 years ago

I need me a pair of those Jantzen trunks to go with my new white Casuals.

Emily Klinedinst
Emily Klinedinst
3 years ago

Loaf Life

Eric Huffstutler
Eric Huffstutler
3 years ago

Something to dig deeper about in the Acts of Assembly for 1947. Also, I noticed there was another group that shows up in a 1912 newspaper with a similar name called the East End Citizens’ Association of Jefferson Ward. Possibly the same group?

Dana Bagby
Dana Bagby
3 years ago

“The nresteded era of despotie…”

Eric Huffstutler
Eric Huffstutler
3 years ago

@11 Dana Bagby… LOL 🙂 This is what happens when you have 2nd generation, low resolution scans placed online. The newspaper archives are invaluable, don’t get me wrong. I use them all the time for research and suspect John M. is using Newspapers.com? I use GenealogyBank.com along with ChronicalingAmerica.loc.gov . My version is clearer and reads “the threatened era of despotic and dictatorial class government” . There was a lot of talk about eliminating the “wards” that year as well. . The problem I have with the “Jefferson Ward” being “Church Hill” is that it is not totally true because… Read more »

Eric Huffstutler
Eric Huffstutler
3 years ago

Seceding Jefferson Ward would have permanently physically (and psychologically) divided Church Hill, which is what I was getting at. The NOB section would not have counted in their eyes, as has been the case for many years hence the lack of historical documentation.

Jack Fleming
Jack Fleming
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LaVina Veni Harris
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