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New Tobacco Heritage Trail Coordinator Hired

People Person Fills Needed Gap For Tobacco Heritage Trails Coordinator   Southside Planning District Commission recently hired long time Brunswick County resident, Cherie Nielsen, as the Tobacco Heritage Trail Coordinator, a part-time position which promotes and brings together organizations and events on the trails.  The position, funded by Virginia Tourism, will give Cherie flexibility to read more…

Hunting Season

This information was provided by the Virginia Dept of Game & Inland Fishing – Please note that portions of the trail will be closed during riffle season.   November 18 through January 6 In the counties (including the cities and towns within) of Appomattox, Brunswick, Buckingham, Caroline, Charlotte, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Essex, Gloucester, Greensville, King & Queen, King read more…

Autumn Days and Geocaching

What is all of this “geocaching” that we keep hearing about? Come to Autumn Days in Victoria October 4th from 9am-5pm. There will be a geocaching demonstration on the Tobacco Heritage Trail in Victoria at 10:30am. It will be lots of fun and a great way to be introduced to this free and fun outdoor read more…

Volunteers Get Down and Dirty

Olive Branch Baptist Church participated in a day of service projects around the community and chose to help out the Tobacco Heritage Trail! When Pastor Wayne Guynn contacted us to find out how they could help, we knew just how to put them to work. There was a problem area near the Regional Airport in read more…

La Crosse Fest – August 23

The Town of La Crosse is gearing up for its annual event, La Crosse Fest! Come enjoy the food, music and fun of La Crosse Fest on August 23 from 9:00am-2:00pm. While there stop by the Tobacco Heritage Trail booth where you can get information about the trail and purchase trail merchandise that benefits the read more…

Modern Day Treasure Hunting on the THT: A GeoCache Event

Volunteers for the Tobacco Heritage Trail have created a special geocache project called GeoArt. To generate excitement over the project, the volunteers are having a launch party and geocaching event on August 2nd at the Lawrenceville United Methodist Church starting at 8:30 a.m. There are many flavors of geocaching that add twists to the standard read more…

Walking Group to Hike Trail on Saturday

Want to venture out on the Tobacco Heritage Trail, but would like some company? Sunny Marzo has started a walking group. They meet on Saturdays to take leisurely strolls on the Tobacco Heritage Trail. The goal of this group is to walk the entire Mecklenburg-Brunswick trail section. Don’t worry! They wont tackle it all at read more…

Tobacco Heritage Trail 101

On May 27th 45 Mecklenburg County Public School teachers participated in a “project slice” for one of their Professional Development days. They were presented with an Essential Question, “How can the trail be used to strengthen our community?” Then they visited the trail to conduct some on-site research. At 10:00 a.m. the teachers rolled up to read more…

If You Enjoy Biking AND Cheese…

If you don’t already know, there is a bike trail in the development stages, that is called the Eastcoast Greenway. This trail (the ECG) will stretch from Callais, Maine, to Key West, Florida and the Tobacco Heritage Trail is part of that route! Two cyclists from Cabot Creamery in Vermont are cycling from Jacksonville, Florida read more…