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Route 1 Fun Facts
Fun Fact #2

Located just off Historic Route 1 is Ferry Farm, Virginia, the boyhood home of George Washington. Ferry Farm inspired the fable about George cutting down his father's cherry tree and is the spot where George threw a stone (or was it a silver dollar?) across the Rappahannock River.

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Route 1 in the News

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  • On U.S. 1, Localities Must Come Together,
    Richmond Times-Dispatch, October 8, 2010
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  • A Historic Road Seeks Tourism Business,
    Progress-index.com, June 10, 2010
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  • Group promotes historic Route 1 with improvements, new website,
    Progress-index.com, May 12, 2010
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  • Historic Route 1 project launched in Chesterfield,
    Richmond Times-Dispatch, May 12, 2010
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  • Historic Route 1 to undergo streetscape makeover,
    NBC12.com, May 11, 2010
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