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Windsor Castle Archaeology

Dig to address many unknowns about the property.

Windsor Castle Archaeology

The five year old, Windsor Castle Park is an outdoor park located across from Smithfield Station, which provides 208 acres of riverside park. Guests are able to enjoy miles of walking trails, event space, a kayak launch and dog park. One of the buildings in the park, visible from The Station, has started an archaeology dig to learn more about this precious piece of land and Smithfield history.

Pagan River Wine Merchants & Smithfield Station

The Pagan River Wine Merchants Joins Smithfield Station

Pagan River Wine Merchants & Smithfield Station

We are happy to welcome the Pagan River Wine Merchants, a new addition the shoppes on the boardwalk at Smithfield Station!  This new shop is currently under construction and is shooting for a May 1 opening!

Coldest Winter On Record for Smithfield

A new record is set.

Coldest Winter On Record for Smithfield

So yeah, it was a cold winter here.  Coldest on record actually.  There are a couple of lessons that need to be learned from this.  For starters, Smithfield Station has seen its fair share of hurricanes over the year.  Nor’ Easters as well.  In fact, this is a place that insurance companies encourage boats to come during these events as we are considered a hurricane hole.  Never in 30 years have we lost a boat. 

Johnson and Son Seafood

You know what’s cool?

This business is cool and here is just another reason why.  My brother Brian, who is primarily responsible for overseeing our restaurant, went to high school with and played football with Ben and Jacob Johnson.  Ben and Jacob are twin brothers form Eclipse, VA.  Ben runs a soft shell crab shedding facility on Chuckatuck Creek, oysters and crabs.