New PDF release: Abingdon (Images of America)

By Donna Akers Warmuth

ISBN-10: 0738514896

ISBN-13: 9780738514895

ISBN-10: 1540214265

ISBN-13: 9781540214263

The fascinating city of Abingdon is nestled in southwestern Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains and located alongside the Holston River. initially referred to as Wolf Hills-a identify bestowed upon the city via Daniel Boone-Abingdon was once renamed in honor of Martha Washington's domestic in England. the city this present day enjoys a wealthy and sundry palate compatible for citizens and travelers, old and young alike. pictures of the US: Abingdon, Virginia celebrates the town's singular background via delivering readers a unprecedented locate of just about 2 hundred photos, showcasing many famous city entities, personalities, and companies from the prior century. those photographs painting such constructions because the Stonewall Jackson girl Institute, the Abingdon Academy, the Belmont inn, and the Martha Washington resort, in addition to the Barter Theater, specific in its trade of nutrition and family items for performances. Long-gone yet hardly ever forgotten contributors additionally make appearances, permitting rookies the opportunity to fulfill the folk in the back of the names and longtime citizens a chance to go to with previous friends.

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