SAVE JOHNSON\'S CRAB HOUSE

By signing this PETITION, we agree that our names may be used in an advertisement in the Virginian-Pilot to support Johnson\'s Crab House and oppose the use of eminent domain by the Portsmouth City Council to destroy Johnson\'s Crab House. We recognize that Johnson\'s Crab House is an ongoing crab house that has been in existence for over 95 years on Scotts Creek. We realize that the Portsmouth City Council allowed a developer to come in and build new homes in the neighborhood across the street from Scotts Creek. We realize that the developer wants Johnson\'s Crab House eliminated so his homes will have a view unobstructed of Scotts Creek. Johnson\'s Crab House was here long before any of the new homes were built by the developer that the developer is attempting to sell. Johnson\'s Crab House has served thousands of Portsmouth residents over the years. Johnson\'s Crab House is the last remaining active crab house on the waterfront in the City of Portsmouth. Johnson\'s Crab House is a historic site. We realize that if the Portsmouth City Council allows eminent domain to be used to take Johnson\'s Crab House for a proposed park that it is an abuse of the power of eminent domain becauseâ

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