Remington 2004

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"Rediscovering Remington's History Along the Rappahannock River"
July 28, 2004
St. Luke's Episcopal Church Parish Hall
Remington, VA
8:30am to 3:30pm

The third annual RRRC Living Towns Planning Workshop was held on July 28, 2004 in the Town of Remington and focused on Rediscovering Remington's History Along the Rappahannock River with specific interest in Main Street Design and River Access and Recreation opportunities. Three panels of speakers presented on topics of interest including Community Visioning, Boundary Adjustments in the state of Virginia and Trail Building and Volunteer Recruitment. A lunchtime walking tour of downtown Remington provided workshop participants with a chance to explore the unique opportunities afforded a riverside town and meeting attendees also enjoyed a post-workshop reception at The Inn at Kellys Ford.

Presentation materials are available for selected panelists below. All files are in .pdf format.

Welcome & Introductions
  • Gerald Billingsley, Mayor, Town of Remington
  • Chester Stribling, Fauquier County Board of Supervisors, Lee District

Panel #1

  • Moderator:  Richard Calderon, Sr. Planner, Fauquier County
  • Maral Kalbian, Architectural Historian
  • David Edwards, Director of Winchester Preservation Office, Va. Dept. of Historic Resources
  • Phoebe Kilby, President, Sympoetica (presentation)

Panel #2

  • Moderator: Scott Bruggemann, Remington Town Council
  • Corey Garyotis, NFIP Coordinator, Va. Dept. of Conservation & Recreation
  • Ted McCormack, Associate Director, Commission on Local Government
  • Tim Small, Project Manager, Town of Scottsville Canal Basin Square

Panel #3

  • Moderator: Jeffrey Walker, Deputy Director, RRRC
  • Tom Van Arsdall, Past Chair, Friends of the Rappahannock
  • Marvin Moss, President, Fluvanna Heritage Trail Foundation
  • Red Pulliam, VP & Volunteer Coordinator, Fluvanna Heritage Trail Foundation (presentation)
  • John Bowers, Project Manager, Town of Scottsville Canal Basin Square


  • Lydia Edwards, President, Southern Fauquier Business Owners Assoc.

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Above: Workshop Participants inside St. Luke's Parish Hall Above: The Rappahannock River flows to the south of the town of Remington

Sponsoring Organizations
  • Town of Remington
  • Fauquier County
  • Remington Community Partnership
  • Southern Fauquier Business Owners Association
  • Virginia Department of Historic Resources
  • Virginia Department of Transportation
  • Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission