York-Poquoson History

Location: York County, Virginia

I am retired from the York/Poquoson Sheriff's Office after 24 1/2 years. I am currently employed at Weymouth Funeral Home in Newport News VA and Riverside Hospital also in Newport News. I am president and co-founder of the York County Historical Society. I am also on the York County Historical Museum Board, associate member of the York County Historical Committee, Poquoson Historical Society, Nicolas Maritau Decsendants Association, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Sons of the American Revolution,West Virginia Genealogical Society and the U.S.S. Yosemite AD-19 Veterans Association. I am also a thirty year Parrothead. I am a 12th generation York County native even though I was born in Cocoa Beach FL.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Here is the latest news for all you fans of this sight. There may be two or three of you out there.
Our next York County Historical Society meeting will be Monday December 1,2008 at Providence Church in Dare at 7:00pm.
I am planning a newsletter (that's right another one) to be called that York-Poquoson Historical Times. I am planning on doing bimonthly on months when there is no Society meeting. It will be much like this blog as it will contain the forgotten and little known aspects of York County history. I have enough material for two or three issues. I am hoping for some contributions from the readers.
My next article will be on the 1918 influenza epidemic in the Hampton Roads area.