Celebrating on the Green

Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 12:54 pm

Northumberland 4-H Club members, above, with two of their miniature horses waiting for little visitors. The Chicacoan Oak section display, at right, was marked with its lifeline from 1692 to 1985. Wooden objects were on sale for gift giving.

Northumberland 4-H Club members, above, with two of their miniature horses waiting for little visitors. The Chicacoan Oak section display, at right, was marked with its lifeline from 1692 to 1985. Wooden objects were on sale for gift giving.

The weather was a little chilly, but the sun came out for a while. The smiles on most of the faces showed that, “yes indeed,” the Northern Neck loves Christmas celebrating, gift ideas, music and food no matter what the temperature is.

However, most of the people congregated in the Transportation Building getting great gift ideas and shopping for handmade items. Of particular interest was a display of a section of the Chicacoan Oak. The tree once marked an Indian trail that meandered through the Northern Neck. Dates were marked on the tree section that denoted its…

-For the full story, pick up a copy of the December 11 issue of the Northumberland Echo, on stands now!

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