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THE LOST STORIES OF RICHMOND, VA.


A MAN KISSED HIS WIFE HERE THE DAY HE WAS DRAFTED IN 1942. HE SPENT THREE YEARS AWAY FROM HOME. ON THE DAY HE RETURNED HE LEFT A BOUQUET OF ROSES AT THE DOOR. HIS NAME WASN'T WESTMORELAND.


THE FIRST WOMAN-OWNED BUSINESS IN RICHMOND USED TO STAND HERE. HER STAFF GREW QUICKLY, THE PHONE RANG LOUDLY. HER CUSTOMERS LEFT HAPPY. SHE NEVER GOT CAUGHT.


IT'S BEEN ON THE MARKET FOR THE LAST 45 YEARS. IT'S NEVER HAD A TENANT FOR MORE THAN 45 DAYS. THE ROOMS ARE ALWAYS EMPTY. BUT THE HOUSE ISN'T.


THE OWNER OF THIS HOUSE HID A LETTER TO HIS FIRST SON HERE. 11 YEARS LATER A STRANGER FOUND IT AND DROPPED IT IN A MAILBOX. THE MAN'S SON NEVER OPENED THE LETTER. WRITTEN INSIDE WAS HIS REAL LAST NAME.


A WOMAN USED TO MEET A MAN HERE EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 5:37PM. ONE WEDNESDAY SHE FOUND A SMALL BOX WAITING FOR HER. WHEN THE MAN RETURNED THE NEXT WEEK HE NEVER SAW HER AGAIN. RINGS ARE EASY TO PAWN IN RICHMOND.


THE LOST STORIES OF RICHMOND, VA