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Originally a tribute to Robert E. Lee, Richmond's Monument Avenue grew to its zenith in the early twentieth century as a place of wealth and privilege. Richmond native and child of Monument Avenue Patricia Hass has collected the loving memories of those who shared a childhood among the River City's elite. These pages are filled with recollections of warm afternoons playing in the shadows of the monuments and visits to neighborhood institutions such as Reuben's Deli and the Capitol Theatre. While the children played, their families entertained famous houseguests such as David Niven, Lord and Lady Astor and Winston Churchill. Enter each historic home along the avenue and travel back to a time now lost to memory.
The History Press
: 9781626190467
: The History Press
: 04/09/2013
: Virginia
: 44 Black And White
: 112
: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
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Patricia Hass spent her childhood on Richmond's famed Monument Avenue. She is an Editor-At-Large with Alfred A. Knopf. She has edited titles by a Supreme Court Justice, a President and many others throughout her illustrious career. She makes her home in Washington, DC.
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