Smyth County Revisited

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A companion to Images of America: Smyth County, this volume, Smyth County Revisited, depicts some of the history of the area. Come examine the first land tracts surveyed west of New River. Learn of the vast amount of history surrounding Fort Kilmackronan, which still stands today. Explore the Indian Fields, and learn of the ghosts that still haunt them. Visit the many Civil War sites in this area and tour the localities where Civil War uniforms and supplies were manufactured for the Confederacy. Find out why Smyth County became "the hub of the herbal industry" and how it went on to become the world's largest distributor of these medicinal remedies. Discover why the county's first library was located in the ladies' room of the courthouse. Come survey the many other sites and memorable events that entertained so many generations for decades.
ISBN: 9780738544090
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Virginia
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Authors Kimberly Barr Byrd and Debbie J. Williams have amassed an array of vintage postcards and photographs that portray some of the history of Smyth County through the years. They invite you to take a nostalgic trip with them as they journey through Smyth County, uncovering much of the proud heritage and history.
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