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Ronald L. Chase poses in the Gum Springs Museum with a portrait of his great-grandmother. Chase calls Gum Springs a "national treasure.
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Ronald L. Chase poses in the Gum Springs Museum with a portrait of his great-grandmother. Chase calls Gum Springs a "national treasure.

In our weekly trip around the region, we visit the Old Town neighborhood of Laurel, Maryland, and Gum Springs, Virginia.

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