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Northern Neck National Heritage Area planning meetings scheduled

WARSAW—The public is invited to participate and provide input as planning for the future of the Northern Neck National Heritage Area begins.

Public input sessions will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, March 4, at A.T. Johnson High School Museum, 18849 Kings Highway, Montross, and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, at Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville.

“The Northern Neck National Heritage Area was designated by Congress in December of 2022 in recognition of the Northern Neck’s nationally significant history,” said Jerry W. Davis, executive director of the Northern Neck Planning District Commission (NNPDC), which oversees the Northern Neck Tourism Commission. The Northern Neck Tourism Commission is the local coordinating entity for the Northern Neck National Heritage Area.

“The goal of a National Heritage Area is to create a community-driven network to support historic preservation, natural resource conservation, recreation, heritage tourism and educational projects….

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