Greensboro: Volume II, Neighborhoods

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With 230 more intriguing scenes from Greensboro's past, Greensboro Volume II: Neighborhoods highlights the changing architecture of area homes, churches, and schools, and invites readers to meet the residents who have contributed to the community's growth. The images in this collection, many of which are previously unpublished, have been selected from the extensive archives of the Greensboro Historical Museum. Join author Gayle Hicks Fripp on a fascinating photographic tour that continues to explore the city's impressive transformation. Discover unique 19th-century homes such as Blandwood,Gov. John Motley Morehead's estate; learn aboutAfrican-American churches established at the end of the Civil War; and witness the impact of transportation developments on the city's expansionand housing patterns. The residences of well-knowncitizens, including textile entrepreneurs Ceasar Coneand Emanuel Sternberger, World War II flyers George Preddy and Mary Webb Nicholson, and developer A.M. Scales, are also featured.
ISBN: 9780738568829
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: North Carolina
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Gayle Hicks Fripp has been at the Greensboro Historical Museum since 1977 and has served as assistant director since 1986. A native of North Carolina, she is actively involved in researching and preserving her community's past. Greensboro Volume II: Neighborhoods is her second title in the Images of America series.
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