Northumberland County

On a sweltering August night in 1986, a group of Northern Neck visionaries turned their passion into a reality. more

Oct 5, 2016 3:09 PM Life

Since 1795, and maybe earlier, Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern has been a landmark in Heathsville, the county seat for Northumberland. Today, it is home to the Heritage Arts Center. more

Sep 2, 2015 3:51 PM Discover

When I was younger, I thought “getting away” was a function of geography. But after our family’s first year as part-timers on the Northern Neck, we’ve realized that “getting away” really means getting not further from where we are... more

Jul 1, 2015 12:00 AM Life

Most people in the Northern Neck think of Horse Head as just one of the many small communities that dot the landscape amid the farms and woodlands that stretch across Northumberland County. more

Aug 30, 2014 3:02 PM Life

Lancaster County native Ann Carter was always concerned about the future of her property near Merry Point. more

Aug 30, 2014 2:06 PM Discover

Imagine this. You visit an interactive website—a trip-planner, of sorts—or pick up a brochure and find a map of an actual trail that takes you through the scenic back roads of the Northern Neck... more

Aug 30, 2014 12:05 PM Discover