Hampton's Olde Wythe: Jewel of the Virginia Tidewater

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While the Olde Wythe neighborhood in Hampton looks like many of the picturesque communities in America, its past is one all its own. The area's namesake, George Wythe, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and a man opposed to slavery who freed his own slaves and suffered arsenic poisoning for his position. Olde Wythe battled a British invasion during the War of 1812 and witnessed intense ironclad battles fought near its shores during the Civil War. Join the Olde Wythe Neighborhood Association as it presents the colorful and harrowing history of Hampton's Olde Wythe.
ISBN: 9781626192652
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Virginia
Images: 53
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
The Olde Wythe Neighborhood Association organizes social, educational and beautification programs for its over sixteen hundred families.
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