Everything’s shipshape in Portsmouth, Va.

Date: January 2, 2015 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

Featured in the Washington Post, August 29, 2013

Elizabeth River Ferry at North Landing

“There’s a story in every brick you trip over.” Barbara Early was talking about Olde Towne, the historic heart of Portsmouth, Va., a city of 97,000 on the banks of the Elizabeth River.

Early’s enthusiasm for this small city is infectious. “In one square mile there’s so much to see,” said Early, an Olde Towne resident and history/docent coordinator at the Hill House Museum there.

“There’s not any one reason to visit. There’s a lot of reasons. We’re a hidden gem.”

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