If You Lived Here

Quiet Del Ray was Once the Vegas of Virginia

Clip: Season 2 Episode 4 | 3m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

As neighborhood icon Pat Miller explains, the Del Ray of today is a charming, close-knit community, as welcoming to dogs as is it is to people. But it wasn’t always that way: 100 years ago, Del Ray was home to one of the largest horse race tracks in the region and was notorious for gambling and crime.

Aired: 10/18/21

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

If You Lived Here is a local public television program presented by WETA.