Fredericksburg, Virginia: Eclectic Histories for the Curious Reader

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Overview
Ted Kamieniak collected these fifteen superb articles to amaze and fascinate all who feel "history" is simply a well-worn path. Each selection delivers fresh perspective and intriguing events connected to Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Fastidiously investigated and painstakingly written, this eclectic compilation presents little-visited neighborhoods of historical inquiry. Meet Fredericksburg's first cop on the beat; discover the persistence of hoodoo and conjuration in black plantation society; delve into the account of State Senator Benjamin Pitts and Fredericksburg's first drive-in movie theater—and so much more! Whether your interests lie in social history, vernacular architecture, historic technology or folkways, you will find this book an entertaining and profitable read.
Details
ISBN: 9781596293830
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Date:
State: Virginia
Series: American Chronicles
Images: 57
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6.25 (w) x 9.375 (h)
Author
Ted Kamieniak graduated from University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg in 1998 with a degree in historic preservation. He has been involved extensively in the Fredericksburg history and preservation movements and writes history articles for The Free Lance-Star, the local newspaper.