Smyth County

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Overview
Located between the Blue Ridge and the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, Smyth County has had a profound effect on many aspects of local, state, American, and world history. In Images of America: Smyth County, take a journey back through time and visit the town recently named the "Most Historical Spot in America." Travel across the homestead of the first Virginians, who fought the first recorded battle of the new land, and find out how Smyth County is rewriting the history books. See the racetrack in Smyth County where the "Babe Ruth of NASCAR" took the checkered flag. Tour Civil War sites and homes where Stoneman's Raiders took refuge during battles for the most valuable site of the Confederacy.
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ISBN: 9780738517568
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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State: Virginia
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
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Kimberly Barr Byrd and Debra J. Williams will take you on a voyage where you will rediscover the industries that put the county on the map. They invite you to join as they reminisce and rediscover the sites where they and other locals went on first dates, swam, skated, bowled, or saw a movie for the first time. View the changes over the years and come to know what has made Smyth County what it is today.
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