Thea Marshall pays an informal tribute to a man who helped shape a town he loved.
Thea Marshall is the author of “Neck Tales: Stories from Virginia's Northern Neck,” published in June, 2009. Along with her professional writing assignments, she is a broadcaster, actor, and producer, with life long experience in all forms of communication – from print to theater to radio and television. She writes and broadcasts original commentaries on and about the people, places, history, culture and current issues relating to the Northern Neck for WCVE Public Radio (heard on both WCVE in Richmond and WCNV for the Northern Neck).
Articles by Thea Marshall
Thea Marshall looks at the tragic life of Henry "Lighthorse Harry" Lee, father of General Robert E. Lee.
Thea Marshall has an unfinished story she hopes listeners can help complete.
Thea Marshall shares her own AHA! moment when she learned the other life changing inventions of Alexander Graham Bell.
Thea Marshall suggests that while we all have a story to tell, Northern Neckers seem to be writing them at an above average rate.
October is Virginia Wine Month. Thea Marshall suspects that the the first of our successful wine vines may have been grown on the Northern Neck.
Thea Marshall revisits Tangier Island for the bitter-sweet dedication of a state-of-the-art health center.
Thea Marshall wonders: did she or didn't she -- "she" being Dolley Madison, the long-thought rescuer of the great Gilbert Stuart painting of George Washington.
Thea Marshall checks out the notion that Arthur Lee, one of the Lees of Stratford and an avowed enemy of Ben Franklin, was not as heroic a figure as his older brothers.
Thea Marshall wonders why a town, established in the Northern Neck way back in 1692 as Richmond Courthouse, would change its name to Warsaw.