August 2008 Issue

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The August issue of Virginia Living explores “America’s first river,” the James, its renaissance and the responsibility we have to it. Also, travel back to pre-Revolutionary Virginia and learn of the secret love George Washington shared with Sally Cary Fairfax. Taste the best of Williamsburg, and bask in the light that infuses Lavender Hill, a Fauquier County estate designed by its owner, a noted architect. Step into the hog-wild world of competition barbeque, side-by-side with Tuffy Stone, leader of the nationwide team of the year. Take yourself out to a small-town, Shenandoah Valley ballgame where future major-leaguers prove themselves, and swing through Bedford to remember the soldiers we lost on D-Day and check out the up-and-coming town. Or fashion feature gives a nod to Virginia’s heyday as a tobacco giant. All this in more in the August Virginia Living.

Pastoral Pavilion

After years of working abroad, architect Errol Adels considered settling in Provence but built a “contemporary neoclassical building” amid the rolling hills of Fauquier County. From Provence to Upperville by way of Renaissance Italy comes Lavender Hill, the spectacular home architect Errol Adels built for himself and his family. Completed in 1998, Lavender […]
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