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21985
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Ghosts and legends fill the Ghost Walk in Bath; most are connected with the town or surrounding area. Ghost Walkers learn about Jesse Elliot, who could not resist a drink or a bet, and did so on a Sunday much to his regret; the unforgettable pirate Blackbeard; Edna Ferber, who gathered material for her book, Showboat; and the Rev. George Whitfield, who placed a curse on the town for 100 years.
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21986
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Cedar Grove, a plantation built in 1839, was John Small's summer home. Union troops burned the house and outbuildings during the Civil War. Later in 1904, plans were developed to build a neighborhood along the park's half-a-mile of river shoreline that became known as Washington Park. Wilder's article, illustrated with historic photographs, recounts the history of the community.
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21988
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Rumley recounts the history of Gerrard Chapel Primitive Baptist Church in Blount's Creek. The church was established in 1808, but closed its doors in the 1970s after members moved on to larger, newer churches.
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21987
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Rumley recounts the history of Washington's O. Henry Book Club, which, in December 2013, turned 100 years old.