1907

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Events

  • January 13 – A new high school building in Red Hill in Albemarle County is dedicated. [1]
  • January 24 – Charlottesville City Council meet and award a contract to Glamorgan Pipe and Foundry of Lynchburg for pipes for a waterline and a contract to Boggs and Halstead for construction of a new reservoir dam at Mayo's Rock. Council also banned the selling of livestock on Market Street and Seventh Street. [2]
  • June 5Alcohol: Thirteen years before national prohibition began, Charlottesville went "dry" when city residents cast their vote and passed a local option law. In Virginia, thirteen towns have voted on local option this year, eleven went "dry". Virginia is among the southern states still considering the alcohol issue.[3]

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References

  1. Web. Attractive Exercises - In Connection with Dedication of High School at Red Hill, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, January 14, 1907, retrieved January 14, 2023. Print. January 14, 1907 page 1.
  2. Web. Dam and Pipeline Bids are Awarded, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, January 25, 1907, retrieved January 24, 2023. Print. January 25, 1907 page 1.
  3. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/hvd.hnqf43 A treatise on the Virginia prohibition act, by T. B. Benson (1916)