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Marblehead Quarry

A rock quarry on National was purchased by the city and turned into a city dump in 1918. This dump was later filled in and became the Commons at Jordan Valley.

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The Delaware Spirit

Have you heard the Native American ghost stories centered on the James River? This 1916 newspaper article tells the legend of Red Fox, a Delaware Nation man, and why he may still be seen at his campsite near the Delaware Ford.

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Don Lo Drive In

The Don-Lo Drive-in was demolished in 1982 to make way for the new University Plaza Hotel. It had been in business for twenty three years.

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