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“Hunt for Henrico History” scheduled for Nov. 5 at Eastern Henrico Rec Center

Henrico County’s 400th anniversary celebration will turn the spotlight onto community and family history at the “Hunt for Henrico History,” set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave. “Hunt for Henrico History” will explore the county’s diverse history through living-history presentations and historical displays highlighting neighborhoods, schools, churches and civic organizations. Residents are encouraged to share their part in Henrico’s story by bringing photos, historical documents, mementos and other family heirlooms for a show-and-tell segment. Preservation experts will be on hand to offer advice for the proper care, handling and storage of these items. Special activities for kids include arts and crafts and an American Girl program featuring Kaya, the American Indian doll. The free event is the final public event in Henrico’s yearlong 400th anniversary commemoration. For details, call 501-1611 or visit http://www.henrico400th.com

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