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Owens, Jesse Owens, James Cleveland Owens(noun)
United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)
Owens is a small unincorporated crossroads community at the intersection of Dahlgren Road, Windsor Drive, and Owens Drive in King George County, Virginia, United States. State Routes 206 and 218 meet at this intersection, with 206 going east towards U.S. Route 301 and Dahlgren, 218 going south towards US 301 and Colonial Beach and 206 and 218 joined together going west towards Arnold's Corner and Fredericksburg. Owens comprises under a dozen houses and businesses along Dahlgren Road, including what was once Peyton's Market and the Owens Post Office, now an antiques store, as well as a small community of houses along Owens Drive, and the cemetery of Oakland Baptist Church which is on the western corner of Dahlgren Road and Windsor Drive. The church was located there until 1967, when it moved to its present location on US 301. Also about 3/4 mile is another church on Owens Drive name Little Ark Baptist Church. The Church was established in the 1800s. The community is located within the Northern Neck George Washington Birthplace American Viticultural Area winemaking appellation.
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The potential takeover of land and water rights ... is akin to what happened to landowners in the Owens Valley.
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