hatton ferry

Hatton farewell? End looms for America's last poled ferry
Published on Nov 10th, 2009
16 comments "It's a serene, beautiful place," says Hatton Ferry pole man Ashley Pillar. FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER For nearly 140 years the Hatton Ferry has been taking passengers across the James River near...
Today show spotlights Hatton Ferry
Published on Sep 29th, 2009
6 comments NBC's Today show put on a remarkable story–- complete with nuptials–- on the under-the-axe Hatton Ferry Monday.
Historical Society hit with Hatton tab
Published on Jul 12th, 2009
5 comments The Albemarle Supervisors agreed to fund up to $9,300 to keep the VDOT-chopped Hatton Ferry running for the rest of this season, but apparently the the burden will really land on the Albemarle...
Hatton Ferry saved... for now
Published on Jun 19th, 2009
7 comments The Albemarle Supervisors will make their desire to save the historic but to-be-chopped-by-VDOT Hatton Ferry final July 1 when they vote for a nearly $8,000 appropriation, according to the Free Lance...
Unpoled citizens: Closure call surprises Hatton Ferry fans
Published on May 22nd, 2009
9 comments Ashley Pillar helps two youngsters cross the James. FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Would the state really close the famous hand-poled Hatton Ferry? Plying the James River at a site near Scottsville, it...