Westmoreland County

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With the advent of national franchises and increasedcommercial development throughout Virginia, fewer and fewer areas are able to maintain their agrariannature. However, Westmoreland County continues itslong tradition of relying on its unique environment for sustenance, with its fertile farmlands and its bountiful rivers and creeks, thus preserving its rural essence.
ISBN: 9780738506074
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Virginia
Series: Black America Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Local author and historian Cassandra Burton has compiled a fitting tribute, in word and image, to the black community of Westmoreland County. Containing over 200 black-and-white photographs, Westmoreland County details many different facets of everyday life over the past 150 years, exploring the area's agricultural, educational, social, and spiritual elements. Whether a newcomer or a longtime Westmorelander, this visual history will surely be a treasure for remembering and celebrating the county's important black contributions.
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