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The Jamestown Records of the Virginia Company of London By Jimmy Dale
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The Jamestown Records of the Virginia Company of London By Jimmy Dale
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Green Gold: The Story of the Hassinger Lumber Company of Konnarock, Virginia By Doug McGuinn
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In 1904, when the Hassinger brothers came from the Penn. county of Forest to the Va. county of Washington with the idea of continuing their father’s lumber business, they liked what they saw:... More > thousands of acres of virgin forest. Two years later, they built a sawmill and a town to support its workers, called Konnarock in Washington County. In less than ten years, the Hassinger Lumber Company was employing over 400 workers, had laid down over 75 miles of railroad track, had built 20 logging camps, and was sawing almost 60,000 board feet of lumber per day. Not only did the Hassinger Lumber Company cut timber in Washington County, Virginia, it also did extensive timbering in neighboring Ashe County, North Carolina, and also sawed timber cut in Watauga County, North Carolina, when the Deep Gap Tie and Lumber Company, located in the Watauga County village of Deep Gap, bought the Hassinger Lumber Company’s Shay locomotive No. 3, sending its logs to the Hassinger sawmill in Konnarock.< Less
Green Gold: The Story of the Hassinger Lumber Company of Konnarock, Virginia By Doug McGuinn
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In 1904, when the Hassinger brothers came from the Penn. county of Forest to the Va. county of Washington with the idea of continuing their father’s lumber business, they liked what they saw:... More > thousands of acres of virgin forest. Two years later, they built a sawmill and a town to support its workers, called Konnarock in Washington County. In less than ten years, the Hassinger Lumber Company was employing over 400 workers, had laid down over 75 miles of railroad track, had built 20 logging camps, and was sawing almost 60,000 board feet of lumber per day. Not only did the Hassinger Lumber Company cut timber in Washington County, Virginia, it also did extensive timbering in neighboring Ashe County, North Carolina, and also sawed timber cut in Watauga County, North Carolina, when the Deep Gap Tie and Lumber Company, located in the Watauga County village of Deep Gap, bought the Hassinger Lumber Company’s Shay locomotive No. 3, sending its logs to the Hassinger sawmill in Konnarock.< Less
Early Settlement of Virginia and Virginiola By Edward D. Neill
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This unique publication contains, among other things, very rare documents which illustrate the English Colonization in America, including: A Letter from the Council of Virginia to the Council in... More > England (1607), A Letter to Lord Salisbury from Captain Newport (1607), Miscellaneous "Newes from Virginia", A Letter of the Virginia Company (1612), And More...< Less
Quick Guide: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? By College Guide World
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a play by Edward Albee that opened on Broadway at the Billy Rose Theater on October 13, 1962. The original cast featured Uta Hagen as Martha, Arthur Hill as George,... More > Melinda Dillon as Honey and George Grizzard as Nick. It was directed by Alan Schneider. Subsequent cast members included Henderson Forsythe, Eileen Fulton, Mercedes McCambridge, and Elaine Stritch. Because of the unusual length of the play (over three hours), prior to the opening a matinee company was also hired that performed twice a week and featured Kate Reid as Martha, Shepperd Strudwick as George, Avra Petrides as Honey and Bill Berger as Nick. And like the evening company these performances sold out as well.< Less
Railroad Builders: The Dunavant Family of Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee By C. H. Robertson, M.Ed.
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By 1856, the Dunavants had begun building Southern railroads and they would eventually be among the South's larger railroad contractors. They migrated from Southside VA to Western NC and Memphis, TN,... More > adding to those regions new railroads, hotels, golf clubs, dams and tunnels. For 73 years, from 1856 to 1929, the Dunavants' large-scale construction projects contributed substantially to the development of Southside VA, Western NC (Morganton, Charlotte, Statesville, Asheville and Blowing Rock), and the South. In TN, the Dunavants were instrumental in developing Memphis as a railroad hub, and their descendants would build the world's largest privately owned cotton company.< Less
Ridgeley and Carpendale, West Virginia From 1750: A History By Gary Clites
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The small town of Ridgeley, West Virginia played a key role in the early history of our nation. The creation of Fort Ohio by the Ohio Company in what is now Ridgeley was a major step in the early... More > Western expansion of the colonies. It was here that George Washington took his first military command and launched the attack that started the French and Indian War. In that conflict, General Edward Braddock used Fort Ohio in part to mount his ill-fated attack on Fort Duquesne in the Battle of the Monongahela. Later, the town dealt with floods, wars, and grew into a cohesive blue collar community. Important people from American history involved in the history of this small town include Washington, Braddock, George Mercer, Joseph Chapline, George Mason, Daniel Boone, Daniel Morgan, James McCubbin Lingan, and many more. Includes notations, bibliography, 38 illustrations.< Less
Ridgeley and Carpendale, West Virginia From 1750: A History By Gary Clites
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The small town of Ridgeley, West Virginia played a key role in the early history of our nation. The creation of Fort Ohio by the Ohio Company in what is now Ridgeley was a major step in the early... More > Western expansion of the colonies. It was here that George Washington took his first military command and launched the attack that started the French and Indian War. In that conflict, General Edward Braddock used Fort Ohio in part to mount his ill-fated attack on Fort Duquesne in the Battle of the Monongahela. Later, the town dealt with floods, wars, and grew into a cohesive blue collar community. Important people from American history involved in the history of this small town include Washington, Braddock, George Mercer, Joseph Chapline, George Mason, Daniel Boone, Daniel Morgan, James McCubbin Lingan, and many more. Includes notations, bibliography, 38 illustrations.< Less
Ridgeley and Carpendale, West Virginia From 1750: A History - Hardcover By Gary Clites
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Special hardcover edition of the local history book available only from Lulu. The small town of Ridgeley, West Virginia played a key role in the early history of our nation. The creation of Fort... More > Ohio by the Ohio Company in what is now Ridgeley was a major step in the early Western expansion of the colonies. It was here that George Washington took his first military command and launched the attack that started the French and Indian War. In that conflict, General Edward Braddock used Fort Ohio in part to mount his ill-fated attack on Fort Duquesne in the Battle of the Monongahela. Later, the town dealt with floods, wars, and grew into a cohesive blue collar community. Important people from American history involved in the history of this small town include Washington, Braddock, George Mercer, Joseph Chapline, George Mason, Daniel Boone, Daniel Morgan, James McCubbin Lingan, and many more. Includes notations, bibliography, 38 illustrations.< Less