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Sully Historic Site: The Story of the House and the People Who Called It Home By Beth Sansbury
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This book tells the history of the house called Sully, built in 1793 by Richard Bland Lee and now owned and managed by Fairfax County, VA. Lee was the first Congressman of Northern Virginia, a key... More > player in the Compromise of 1790 that established Washington DC as our capital, and the uncle of Robert E. Lee. The story traces the historical events that impacted the house and its inhabitants, including the Civil War when both armies camped on the property. A section of the book contains photos of the house, inside and out, with a commentary about the function of each room and building in the Federal period.< Less
Sully Historic Site By Beth Sansbury
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This book tells the history of the house called Sully, built in 1793 by Richard Bland Lee and now owned and managed by Fairfax County, VA. Lee was the first Congressman of Northern Virginia, a key... More > player in the Compromise of 1790 that established Washington DC as our capital, and the uncle of Robert E. Lee. The story traces the historical events that impacted the house and its inhabitants, including the Civil War when both armies camped on the property. A section of the book contains photos of the house, inside and out, with a commentary about the function of each room and building in the Federal period.< Less
52 Perfect Day Trips for Fit Adults in the Greater Washington Area By Beth Sansbury, David Sansbury
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Looking for a way to exercise both mind and body? This unique travel book, focused on the Greater Washington Area (Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington DC), presents 52 trips divided... More > into half day adventures. Half of each day is dedicated to hiking, biking or kayaking and the other half to touring nearby museums, historical houses or towns. Each trip recommends a lunch stop. If you do not own a bike or kayak, rental places are listed or hikes offered as alternatives. The Washington area is not only a place of great natural beauty but is blessed with an incredible diversity of cultural destinations. The authors have discovered, however, that these places are often enjoyed by the locals but are unknown to casual visitors. This book now makes these places accessible to all. It is organized in a simple format: Why visit, Where (directions), How Long, Lunch Stop and Highlights. An information box lists such things as opening times, entrance fees and web sources.< Less