Historic Occoquan Historic Town

About this Month's Masthead 

In celebration of the Yuletide Season, the masthead for the remainder of 2013 is devoted to views of some of the shops in town and seasonal decorations.

Picture descriptions of the shots going from left to right

  • The Golden Goose
    Located on the corner of Mill Street and Union Street, the Golden Goose celebrates Christmas every day of the year.
  • Gaslight Landing
    Town Homes located on Mill Street across from the Post Office, Details of Occoquan, Patriot Scuba, and the VFW Post 7916.
  • Ye Old Dominion Wine Store
    Providing the best Virginia Wines in Occoquan, the shop offers daily free wine tastings, gourmet items, custom gift baskets for the holiday, and can assist in pairing the most appropriate Virginia wine with your holiday meal.
  • View looking East down Mill Street
    This view, as well as the two other snow covered early morning shots were taken by local Occoquan photographer Sandie Mendez, and shows the entrance of Mamie Davis Park, Madigan's Waterfront, and the River Walk Shops just visible in the distance.
  • The ARC Christmas Ornament
    This Christmas ornament as well as fine crafted woven items are available at Spinaweb, located on Commerce Street.  Items are woven at the premises.
  • Mamie Davis Gazebo
    Amazingly enough, the Mamie Davis Gazebo is located in the heart of Mamie Davis Park which is in the heart of Historic Occoquan at the corner of Mill Street and Washington Street.
  • Town Hall and the Town Tree
    On Friday, November 20, in conjunction with the Business Guild's Open House, the Town Tree lighting ceremony will take place at the corner of Ellicott and Mill Street.
  • Hawthorne House
    Featuring only the best in fine paper, pens, and invitations, and awarded the designation "Distinguished Dealer" by Carlson Craft, the world's largest manufacturer of wedding announcements and invitations, for the 15th consecutive year (1994 - 2008), Hawthorne House is located at 404 Mill Street.
  • Gaslight Landing
    This is a view down Mill Street, with the new town homes visible beside Occoquan's Down Under, the Occoquan Inn, and a few other shops just visible in the distance.
  • Ebenezer Baptist Church
    Ebenezer was the first African American Church established in this part of Northern Virginia and hosts the annual Town Blessing at this time of the year.


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