On Saturday, June 13, 2015, many people between Lynchburg and Petersburg beheld what many of them had not seen in decades, if ever: a coal-fired steam engine rumbling down the tracks. Specifically, the old Norfolk & Western No. 611, a “J” class locomotive originally built in 1950. Continue reading Steaming Through the Past
Lunenburg County is a rural county in Southside Virginia that borders Mecklenburg County on the south; Charlotte County on the west; Prince Edward County and Nottoway County on the north; and Brunswick County on the east. The county is traversed by (and its southern border is formed by) the various branches of the Meherrin River. Most of the county’s northern border is formed by the Nottoway River.
Zoning and Land Planning
For more information about zoning and land planning in Lunenburg County, you might wish to read:
- Lunenburg County’s zoning ordinance; and
- Lunenburg County, the Town of Victoria, and the Town of Kenbridge’s joint comprehensive plan.
For county parcel information, please see Lunenburg County’s public-facing GIS site.
Read Below for More Information!
For information about conservation easements and other land preservation efforts in Lunenburg County, Virginia, read the posts below!
To Seek a Thousand Treasures
I have written several times about Governor Terry McAuliffe’s goal of preserving 400,000 acres during his term. (See here and here.) This goal has been quite tentative, to say the least, during the past year or so. But now we finally have a definite answer as to Governor McAuliffe’s conservation goal for his term:
Instead of preserving 400,000 acres, he wants to preserve 1,000 treasures.
Let’s take a look together at the new initiative and how it might impact conservation efforts in Virginia. Continue reading To Seek a Thousand Treasures