Wharton Films Project

The premier showing of the Lost Films taken by James Wharton will take place in the RAL Exhibit Room in May.
These films taken in the 20s and 30s played at local community centers for the admission price of 15 to 25 cents.
You may see these films for FREE during RAL business hours for the month of May.
Weems resident, James Wharton, spent most of his life at Wharton Grove and recorded everyday life during the Great Depression with a 16 mm camera. Wharton Grove was a well known retreat at that time and was known to advertise:


Visit RAL and experience the past of the Northern Neck.