Great ladies from the 70's: Virginia Wade, Evonne Goolagong, Rosie Casals and Billie Jean King

Great ladies from the 70's: Virginia Wade, Evonne Goolagong, Rosie Casals and Billie Jean King

To mark the Queen's birthday, we're remembering her visit to #Wimbledon in 1977, when she handed the Ladies' Singles trophy to Virginia Wade

To mark the Queen's birthday, we're remembering her visit to #Wimbledon in 1977, when she handed the Ladies' Singles trophy to Virginia Wade

Virginia Wade - Ladies' Singles Champion, Wimbledon 1977 (the Queen's Silver Jubilee year)

Virginia Wade - Ladies' Singles Champion, Wimbledon 1977 (the Queen's Silver Jubilee year)

Virginia Wade

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Virginia Wade

The Best British Sporting Victories - The World Cup 2014 | Town & Country Magazine UK    Virginia Wade Wins Wimbledon in 1977  It was the summer of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee when Virginia Wade won the women's singles title at Wimbledon. It was her third grand slam victory and a huge achievement at the time, although little did she know it would be 36 years before we saw another British champion.

The Best British Sporting Victories - The World Cup 2014 | Town & Country Magazine UK Virginia Wade Wins Wimbledon in 1977 It was the summer of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee when Virginia Wade won the women's singles title at Wimbledon. It was her third grand slam victory and a huge achievement at the time, although little did she know it would be 36 years before we saw another British champion.

This is the only known photo of Mary Virginia Wade, known locally as Jennie, taken in 1861 when she was 18. She is to the right. The woman in the center is Maria Comfort, 48 (Georgia's friend who lived on Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) and to the left of her is Georgia Wade, 20. Jennie Wade was the only civilian killed during the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover more history @ www.thehistorygirl.com

This is the only known photo of Mary Virginia Wade, known locally as Jennie, taken in 1861 when she was 18. She is to the right. The woman in the center is Maria Comfort, 48 (Georgia's friend who lived on Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) and to the left of her is Georgia Wade, 20. Jennie Wade was the only civilian killed during the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover more history @ www.thehistorygirl.com

1863; The Georgia McClellan House on Baltimore St.

1863; The Georgia McClellan House on Baltimore St.

Located in beautiful Raphine, VA (halfway between Staunton and Lexington) this gorgeous and historical mill offers many things to do! Fresh ground grits, freshly made pancake mixes, and much more, this mill is a place you can't miss! There's even an Apple Butter festival on Oct. 17th! YUM!

Located in beautiful Raphine, VA (halfway between Staunton and Lexington) this gorgeous and historical mill offers many things to do! Fresh ground grits, freshly made pancake mixes, and much more, this mill is a place you can't miss! There's even an Apple Butter festival on Oct. 17th! YUM!

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