Lynchburg: A City Set on Seven Hills

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Once the primary hunting ground of the Monocan Indians and later a harmonious common area shared with the Quakers, Lynchburg was a crossroads for various cultures even before its founding following the French and Indian War. With roots in the prosperous tobacco fields, the City of Seven Hills became one of the nation's wealthiest communities by the Civil War. During the robust and arduous times to come, Lynchburg continued to thrive by developing diverse industries and eventually becoming a respected educational center.
ISBN: 9780738524610
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Virginia
Series: Making of America
Images: 200
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6.75 (w) x 9.75 (h)
Authors Clifton and Dorothy Potter, professors of history at Lynchburg College, create a captivating narrative that draws from their extensive knowledge and experience of this western Virginia city. Accompanied by a selection from their private collection of historic photographs, this new volume illuminates Lynchburg's colorful past.
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