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Cabins on Mill Creek…Clearing Stones and Brick

Cabins on Mill Creek…featuring men and their toys! One could argue that clearing land of huge stones and chimney brick is extremely laborious.  Jeff says he’s taking care of business and Sandra says he’s having way too much fun!  

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Cabins on Mill Creek Land Clearing Starts

Cabins on Mill Creek Land Cleared of Burned 1850’s Home Summer of 2015 – this is the lot next to the Hummingbird Inn where we will be building Cabins on Mill Creek for our guests. Wonderful large stones and brick from the 1850’s home foundation and chimney stacks to re-purpose…so many ideas! We hope this old-timer, […]

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First Night’s Stop on A Road Trip to Remember

We were thrilled to be mentioned in the February 2016 edition of Eastern Home & Travel magazine, as part of this terrific article “A Road Trip Like No Other” by Reed Hellman. The feature takes readers on a memorable drive along Route 39, the Appalachian Waters Scenic Byway , recommending that adventurers make the Town of Goshen […]

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Virginia Hot Glass Festival

  Clouds of steam rise as an artist uses a thick pad of wet newspaper to shape a ball of 2000-degree molten glass, glowing bright orange on the end of his blowpipe. He tips the opposite end to his mouth and blows into it. “Ooooooo,” murmurs the crowd, as a bubble appears in the middle […]

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Alleghany Room Rejuvenation

It all started in the Alleghany Bath.  And came full circle when we completed the Alleghany Room Rejuvenation.  And just in time too.  We start the Franklin Room Tub Replacement next week. Like the other rooms we have been working on this Winter, the Alleghany Room was, in a word, kinda old.    Ok, that […]

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New Tub in the Alleghany Room

The first project for the winter at the Hummingbird was to be a new tub in the Alleghany Room.  And a project it was. We were in New Orleans for the PAII Convention in January, and one of the vendors was Purewater Baths.  They make these very nice whirlpool tubs that have advanced the art […]

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Robinson Room – Rejuvenation #2

  If you are like us, once started it is hard to stop….and so we forged ahead with Robinson Room – Rejuvenation 2! This project, was supposed to be the Robinson Room Hallway only…..and just the wood and trim.  HA!   Soon it expanded to the bedroom….with two colors no less.  And then the lamps […]

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Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival

  Press Release from the Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival   2015 Virginia Fly Fishing Festival  Fly anglers from across the country will celebrate the 15th Annual Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival on April 11-12, 2015. Held on the banks of the South River in Waynesboro, the Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival is […]

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Room Rejuvenation

It has been 6 years since we took ownership of the Hummingbird Inn, and the time had come for a room rejuvenation. For those of you who have been guests at the Inn, and especially for those of you who have stayed with your pets, you are familiar with the Teter-Wood room, our downstairs accommodation. […]

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Alpaca or llama? What is the difference?

It is bound to come up in any social setting.  The unanswered question, what is it, an alpaca or llama?  And if you are having difficulty answering this question, then you should be at the 21st Virginia Classic Llama and Alpaca Show, to be held in Lexington, Virginia,  at the Virginia Horse Center on March […]

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