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By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,Staff Writer | November 12, 1993
HAYMARKET, Va. -- The economic slump in this tiny town hard by Bull Run Mountain began with an invasion of Union soldiers, who burned it to the ground on Nov. 4, 1862. Once a thriving commercial center, Haymarket never regained its prewar prominence.This week brought another army -- the media hordes who descended on Haymarket after news leaked out the Walt Disney Co. was planning to build a $1 billion American history theme park on a 2,000-acre tract just outside this town of some 472 souls.
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By Sandy Grady | October 6, 1994
Haymarket, Va. -- IT BEGAN 133 years ago with Abraham Lincoln taunting a general fearful his Union troops were unready to fight."You are green, it is true," said Lincoln. "But they are green also. You are all green alike."And they were. On a warm July day in these foothills 35 miles south of Washington, 67,000 raw young Americans fought the First Battle of Bull Run. So began the bloody Iliad that shaped America.At day's end, congressmen and their ladies were caught in the pell-mell Union retreat.
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August 18, 1991
The 130th anniversary of the Battle of First Manassas, the first major battle of the Civil War, will be marked next Sunday at James S. Long Regional Park in Haymarket, Va.Between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. 2,000 uniformed re-enactors representing Confederate and Union troops will present military demonstrations. The first part of the battle will be re-enacted at 10:30 a.m., the second at 2 p.m. Other attractions will include a Civil War-era church service, a band concert, a ladies' fashion show and a re-created army field hospital.
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By Michael Dresser and Jay Hancock and Michael Dresser and Jay Hancock,Sun Staff Writers Sun staff writers John Frece and Greg Tasker contributed to this article | September 30, 1994
Walt Disney Co.'s decision to withdraw its plans to build a history theme park near Haymarket, Va., is the opening Maryland officials have hoped for, but it might not be big enough.The Schaefer administration moved quickly yesterday to fill the void, making a long-shot attempt at interesting Disney officials in relocating their Disney's America theme park in Maryland.The public signals were not encouraging. Disney continued to emphasize its devotion to the Old Dominion, and even an enthusiastic Gov. William Donald Schaefer acknowledged that the difficulties of assembling a parcel of almost five square miles could be insurmountable.
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By Michael Dresser and Jay Hancock and Michael Dresser and Jay Hancock,Sun Staff Writers Sun staff writers John Frece and Greg Tasker contributed to this article | September 30, 1994
Walt Disney Co.'s decision to withdraw its plans to build a history theme park near Haymarket, Va., is the opening Maryland officials have hoped for, but it might not be big enough.The Schaefer administration moved quickly yesterday to fill the void, making a long-shot attempt at interesting Disney officials in relocating their Disney's America theme park in Maryland.The public signals were not encouraging. Disney continued to emphasize its devotion to the Old Dominion, and even an enthusiastic Gov. William Donald Schaefer acknowledged that the difficulties of assembling a parcel of almost five square miles could be insurmountable.
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By Michael Dresser and Jay Hancock and Michael Dresser and Jay Hancock,Sun Staff Writers Sun staff writers John Frece and Greg Tasker contributed to this article | September 30, 1994
Walt Disney Co.'s decision to withdraw its plans to build an historical theme park near Haymarket, Va., is the opening Maryland officials have hoped for, but it might not be big enough.The Schaefer administration moved quickly yesterday to fill the void, making a long-shot attempt at interesting Disney officials in relocating their Disney's America theme park in Maryland.The public signals were not encouraging. Disney continued to emphasize its devotion to the Old Dominion, and even an enthusiastic Gov. William Donald Schaefer acknowledged that the difficulties of assembling a parcel of almost five square miles could be insurmountable.
FEATURES
August 23, 1992
The Battle of Second Manassas will be staged at James S. Long Park in Haymarket, Va., next Sunday. Record crowds are expected to celebrate the battle's 130th anniversary.The battle will be re-enacted in two stages: the Battle of Burnside Farm at 9:30 a.m. and Jackson's Defense/Longstreet's Counterattack at 1:30 p.m. Union and Confederate camps will offer living history programs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities include a Civil War camp church service, a concert of Civil War music, a fashion show, and medical and military demonstrations.
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By Sandy Grady | October 6, 1994
Haymarket, Va. -- IT BEGAN 133 years ago with Abraham Lincoln taunting a general fearful his Union troops were unready to fight."You are green, it is true," said Lincoln. "But they are green also. You are all green alike."And they were. On a warm July day in these foothills 35 miles south of Washington, 67,000 raw young Americans fought the First Battle of Bull Run. So began the bloody Iliad that shaped America.At day's end, congressmen and their ladies were caught in the pell-mell Union retreat.
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By Dorothy Fleetwood and Dorothy Fleetwood,Staff Writer | August 22, 1993
Next weekend the battles of Bristoe Station, Cavalry Station and Greenwich will be re-enacted during the 12th annual Civil War Encampment at James S. Long Park in Haymarket, Va.Sponsored by the Prince William County Park Authority and the Manassas Museum, the event features two days of activities at Virginia's largest Civil War encampment, complete with battles and skirmishes. Start the weekend with a visit on Saturday morning to the Manassas Museum in Old Town Manassas. Beginning at 9:30 a.m. you can interact with Civil War characters as they interpret a soldier's life, African-American culture, civilian life and ladies' mourning customs.
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By SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 14, 1999
HAYMARKET, Va. -- Dave King of Sterling, Va., continued a summer-long stretch of outstanding play when he posted a 1-over-par 73 at Evergreen Country Club, and collected the qualifying medal in sectional competition for the U.S. Senior Amateur championship yesterday.King, 58, the reigning Maryland State and Northern Virginia Senior titlist, led a field of 43 starters with 35-3873 against a par of 36-3672 for the 6,645-yard course some 20 miles south of Leesburg.With four places available for the championship, to be played Oct. 2-7 in Portland, Ore., Jamie Gough of Fairfax, Va., and James Kite of Wolftown, Va., earned two of them with 74s.George Sampson of Bowie got the other when he birdied the first extra hole (No. 10)
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By Michael Dresser and Jay Hancock and Michael Dresser and Jay Hancock,Sun Staff Writers Sun staff writers John Frece and Greg Tasker contributed to this article | September 30, 1994
Walt Disney Co.'s decision to withdraw its plans to build an historical theme park near Haymarket, Va., is the opening Maryland officials have hoped for, but it might not be big enough.The Schaefer administration moved quickly yesterday to fill the void, making a long-shot attempt at interesting Disney officials in relocating their Disney's America theme park in Maryland.The public signals were not encouraging. Disney continued to emphasize its devotion to the Old Dominion, and even an enthusiastic Gov. William Donald Schaefer acknowledged that the difficulties of assembling a parcel of almost five square miles could be insurmountable.
NEWS
By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,Staff Writer | November 12, 1993
HAYMARKET, Va. -- The economic slump in this tiny town hard by Bull Run Mountain began with an invasion of Union soldiers, who burned it to the ground on Nov. 4, 1862. Once a thriving commercial center, Haymarket never regained its prewar prominence.This week brought another army -- the media hordes who descended on Haymarket after news leaked out the Walt Disney Co. was planning to build a $1 billion American history theme park on a 2,000-acre tract just outside this town of some 472 souls.
FEATURES
By Dorothy Fleetwood and Dorothy Fleetwood,Staff Writer | August 22, 1993
Next weekend the battles of Bristoe Station, Cavalry Station and Greenwich will be re-enacted during the 12th annual Civil War Encampment at James S. Long Park in Haymarket, Va.Sponsored by the Prince William County Park Authority and the Manassas Museum, the event features two days of activities at Virginia's largest Civil War encampment, complete with battles and skirmishes. Start the weekend with a visit on Saturday morning to the Manassas Museum in Old Town Manassas. Beginning at 9:30 a.m. you can interact with Civil War characters as they interpret a soldier's life, African-American culture, civilian life and ladies' mourning customs.
FEATURES
August 23, 1992
The Battle of Second Manassas will be staged at James S. Long Park in Haymarket, Va., next Sunday. Record crowds are expected to celebrate the battle's 130th anniversary.The battle will be re-enacted in two stages: the Battle of Burnside Farm at 9:30 a.m. and Jackson's Defense/Longstreet's Counterattack at 1:30 p.m. Union and Confederate camps will offer living history programs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities include a Civil War camp church service, a concert of Civil War music, a fashion show, and medical and military demonstrations.
FEATURES
August 18, 1991
The 130th anniversary of the Battle of First Manassas, the first major battle of the Civil War, will be marked next Sunday at James S. Long Regional Park in Haymarket, Va.Between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. 2,000 uniformed re-enactors representing Confederate and Union troops will present military demonstrations. The first part of the battle will be re-enacted at 10:30 a.m., the second at 2 p.m. Other attractions will include a Civil War-era church service, a band concert, a ladies' fashion show and a re-created army field hospital.
BUSINESS
May 2, 1994
BALTIMOREFor more information, call (410) 659-7300 or (800) 343-3468 outside Maryland.May 2-4: Technical Association of the Graphic Arts annual convention, Baltimore Marriott. Expected attendance: 200.May 4-6: Association of American Medical Colleges, teaching hospitals conference, Hyatt Regency. Contact: Marcie A. Foster, 2450 N St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037-1126. Expected attendance: 200.May 13-17: ServiStar Corp. trade show, Convention Center. Contact: Jan Schofield, Box 1510, Butler, Pa. 16003.
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January 5, 2005
Suddenly on January 3, 2005 ROBERT LEE Mc KAIN, age 68, of the Tellico Village Community, Loudon, TN, formerly of Baltimore, MD. Bob was born in Wolf Summit, WV. He retired from Standard Register; was founder of Oriole Software and was an executive vice-president of Black and Decker. Bob was an avid golfer and a fan of West Virginia University sports. Preceded in death by brother Bill Mc Kain and twin brother Dick Mc Kain; sisters Betty Mc Kain and Evelyn Tiano; parents William D. and Minnie C. Mc Kain.
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