Thanks to the efforts of the Prince William County/Manassas Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and others, Occoquan is on the itinerary of the 2011 Tauck Civil War Event Tour.
Is Occoquan haunted by ghosts? This 3-part series on YouTube examines the ghosts of Occoquan in a series of interviews with local merchants.
Posted by Lou on January 15, 2011 in Boating News, Chesapeake Bay, Environmental News, Potomac River
According to the Fairfax County Stormwater Management Program, the watersheds around Mount Vernon are the lowest quality in the county.
Occoquan resident and history buff Boyd Alexander put together this photo montage that recounts the "Liberty Pole Incident" that occurred in Occoquan prior to the Civil War.
I'm nominating this video for the cheesiest boater rap music video of 2011 in a make-believe award competition that I just made up.
Posted by Lou on December 2, 2010 in Boat Clubs, Boating News, Christmas, Holiday, Potomac River, Special Events
The annual Parade of Lights boat parade will take place this weekend along the Old Town waterfront in Alexandria.
Visit Occoquan this Friday, November 19, for the annual Holiday Open House organized by the Business Guild of Occoquan.
New lanes open on I-95, shoreline boardwalk coming to town, and a feature article about Occoquan!
Mayor Earnie Porta has written a 128-page book about the history of Occoquan and it's available for purchase on on Amazon.
Speedo Lovers: Watch out for those cleat hitches!!!
Occoquan resident Boyd Alexander recently uploaded a slideshow to YouTube that includes a number of great pictures. Enjoy!
The 2010 Occoquan Fall Craft Fair will take place in Historic Occoquan, Saturday September 25th (10:00 AM to 6:00 PM) and Sunday, September 26th (10:00 AM until 5:00 PM) rain or shine.
Posted by Lou on September 12, 2010 in Boating News, Chesapeake Bay, Environmental News, Fishing News, Occoquan Reservoir, Occoquan River, Potomac River
According to the Washington Post, the Potomac River is now the healthiest that it has been since the 1950's.
Posted by Lou on September 7, 2010 in Boating News, Chesapeake Bay, Fishing News, Pictures, Potomac River
Bull Shark Mania is is engulfing the Potomac River Watershed. Where were the sharks caught? Click through for details.
Posted by Lou on September 7, 2010 in Random Musings
Costa Rica is an amazingly beautiful country that does a fantastic job promoting the environment and eco-tourism. I would love to see some of the Tico spirit come to Occoquan.