October 3 was a cool morning, but promised to warm as the sun rose high in a cloudless sky. Unfettered by the chilling temperatures, 17 members of the Northern Neck Region, Antique Automobile Club of America, gathered in Tappahannock for a Fall Sojourn Cruise-In to Port Royal.
Eleven antique automobiles caravanned north on Route 17 at a moderate pace, arriving at the Horne’s Restaurant in Port Royal for breakfast, where they were greeted by Carolyn “Cookie” Davis, president of Historic Port Royal Inc., reported Gene Langlinais. Davis gave the group a history of the area, including insight into the demise of John Wilkes Booth who was killed at nearby Garrett’s Farm.
After breakfast, the group toured…
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