Day 8 hotdog

Harry the fiberglass hotdog at Gibson’s Grocery (703 Hinton Avenue)

Harry was once kidnapped from his previous location in Earlysville- later found ‘buried alive’, his arms had been broken off and his shoelaces were stolen – the local community of Earlysville raised $2,000 to restore him

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Photographs by Johanna Leech

Day 5 CIRCA

Circa – antique store rummage – found lots of postcards that will be a key part of the project, examples below:

Postcard. Virginia. Nickname-Old Dominion.1960 Population-3,966,949. 39,893 Sq.miles. Entered the Union, JUne 25, 1788

 (Description) Virginia. Nickname – Old Dominion. 1960 Population – 3,966,949. Sq.miles: 39,893.  Entered the Union, June 25, 1788.             (Hand written) July 23, 1965

Postcard. A Brilliant cardinal flashes through Virginia laurel. Waynesboro Oct 17, 1965

(Description) ‘A Brilliant cardinal flashes through Virginia laurel.’

(Hand written) Waynesboro Oct 17, 1965

Balancing Rock, Garden of the Gods, Colorado, 1925

Balancing Rock, Garden of the Gods, Colorado, 1925

Natural Bridge Virginia leaflet 1947. 1

Natural Bridge Virginia leaflet 1947