A Guide to Historic Staunton, Virginia

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Overview
Unlike many small towns in the South that were occupied by the Union army, beautiful Staunton, Virginia, emerged from the Civil War largely unscathed. Join historian Edmund Potter on a walking tour through the many architectural gems and notable buildings of downtown Staunton's five National Historic Districts. From the picturesque Wharf Area to the birthplace of Woodrow Wilson to the town's many historically African American businesses, A Guide to Historic Staunton offers visitors and residents alike a deeper appreciation of their remarkable surroundings.
Details
ISBN: 9781596295438
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Date:
State: Virginia
Series: History & Guide
Images: 100
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 5.5 (w) x 8.5 (h)
Author
Dr. Edmund Potter currently teaches Public History at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton. He was honored with the White House History Fellowship in Public History from the Organization of American Historians. In addition to his PhD in history, he also holds a Masters degree in Architectural History. He has supervised restoration plans for historic buildings as well as served as juror for the architectural review board at James Madison University. During his time as Curator for the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, Potter designed and developed major exhibitions. He is an active member of the Augusta Historical Society, the Historic Staunton Foundation, the American Historical Association, the Society of Architectural Historians, The Staunton Forum Club, and the Booker T. Washington Community Center.