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Oral History Documents Memories of Long Gone Era

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Provided by Prince William County Prince William County recently collected oral histories from long-time residents. After the Civil War, emancipated slaves founded a place once known as “The Settlement” in Gainesville. The Settlement — bounded on the south by Lee Highway, on the east by Carver Road and on the west by Old Carolina Road — was designated for African-Americans …

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I-66 Widening in Prince William County Complete

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Drivers on Interstate 66 now have four miles of additional capacity and an extension of the HOV network between Route 15 in Haymarket and Route 29 in Gainesville, as construction has wrapped to widen the interstate from four to eight lanes, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. The project also included: An …

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