Herndon: A Town and its History

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Set in western Fairfax County, Herndon, Virginia, is a vibrant town, firmly in touch with the present, planning for its future yet embracing its small town heritage. In Herndon: A Town and its History, Charles V. Mauro, noted local historian, author and president of the Herndon Historical Society, traces Herndon's history from the Paleo-Indians through the coming of the railroad that helped build and support the dairy industry that was Herndon's back-bone, to its growth as a Washington, DC, suburb and the urban expansion due to the building of Dulles International Airport. Herndon contains numerous archival images and illustrations and is complete with endnotes, a full bibliography and a full index.
ISBN: 9781596290266
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Virginia
Series: Definitive History
Images: 75
Pages: 224
Dimensions: 6.875 (w) x 9.75 (h)
Charles V. Mauro is the author and photographer of The Battle of Chantilly (Ox Hill), A Monumental Storm, for which he received the coveted Nan Netherton Heritage Award in 1999 for his historical research, writing and photography. He also wrote the screenplay and is the co-producer of an independent film, The Battle of Chantilly, based on his book. He is a member of the Historic Centreville Society, Ltd., the Bull Run Civil War Round Table, the Friends of Fort Ward, the Louisiana Historical Association Memorial Hall Foundation, Inc., the National Center for Civil War Photography and the Civil War Preservation Trust.
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