Colonial Revival started in the late 19th century, when interest revived in our colonial American history, and continued to the mid-20th century. What started as a return to simpler, purer days, soon turned into an architectural and decorating style. Consumerism was just beginning in the 18th century; but, only the upper one or two percent […]
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By Larry Reynolds on November 13, 2015 in B&B, Bed and Breakfast, Blog, Meeting, Shower, Social event
Need a venue for small off-site meetings or a shower? Celebrating an upcoming wedding or birth with a shower? Want a quiet location for contemplation or strategic analysis away from the constant distractions of the office? Gracefield Hall has the ideal location! Conveniently located in south-central New Kent County with quick access to U.S. 60 and […]
Cozy fires in the fireplaces.
By Larry Reynolds on November 6, 2015 in Blog, Breakfast, Fireplaces, Winter
We picked up about 3/4 of a full cord of firewood at Roxbury this afternoon so there will be cozy fires for our guest to enjoy in the Parlor and Dining Room fireplaces this winter. Our 1972 Chevy C20 pickup truck handled the load with ease, which is why we still have it. I bought […]