Memorial Day

Are you celebrating Memorial Day on Monday, May 30, 2011?   With the holiday just around the corner, I got to thinking about The Memorial Day Holiday and why we celebrate the last Monday in May as Memorial Day.  There remains some discussion over when Memorial Day was first fist celebrated but the reason for Celebrating Memorial remains clear.   Americans celebrate Memorial Day to remember and honor those who have died in service to our nation. 

This Memorial Day it’s fine to go swimming at Lake Anna, roast hot dogs and enjoy the day.  I would encourage you to take a little time and reflect on those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our nation.  If you happened to see active duty or retired military personnel, please thank them for their service.

Fun events abound in Central Viringia for the 2011 Memorial Day weekend like: Michie Tavern’s General Store Sidewalk Sale ; visit a local vineyard like Cooper Vineyards in Louisa County for a wine tasting ; tour James and Dolley Madison’s home Montpelier, Orange County ; or go camping at Lake Anna State Park .   Whatever you do, please have a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day!

Lovely Gordonsville, Virginia

About James Friend Dickerson

Real Estate Consultant As a native of Central Virginia and a full time REALTOR since 1991, James listens to your needs to provide information allowing you to make informed choices. In our constantly changing world, you need a REALTOR who puts you first providing rigidly flexible service. James Dickerson provides a high level of service designed to fit each individual clients needs. Having received many awards from both the local Association of REALTORS and RE/MAX International, James is recognized as an authority on the local real estate market. The highest form of recognition James receives continues to be the many repeat clients who seek out his services time after time plus sending their relatives, friends, co-workers and neighbors to James for their real estate needs. Contact James today for an interview to discuss your real estate needs. James is a licensed real estate sales person in the Commonwealth of Virginia with Charlottesville Solutions. Personal As a Central Virginia native (Born in Charlottesville and raised in Albemarle and Louisa Counties), James' youth was filled with extra-curricular activities and organizations centered around school, church and the Boy Scouts of America. A graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in Forestry and Wildlife Management, James' non-real estate activities include spending time with family & friends, traveling, stalking deer & spring gobblers, fly fishing, church and Masonic activities. James and his lovely bride Karen live between Zion Crossroads and Gordonsville in the Green Springs area of Louisa County. Since 2022 Jim has served on the Louisa County Planning Commission. Their dog Sammy passed away so now they dog sit for friends and family.
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