Lindley S. Butler
The author traces the history of this northern Piedmont county
from initial exploration by William Byrd II in 1728 to continued
growth in 1981. Special attention is devoted to 19th- and 20th-
century developments in industry, agriculture, commerce,
education, and political activity.
Chapter titles include: "Natural History," "The Colonial and Revolutionary Period," "A New County" [formed in 1785],
"Antebellum Development," "The Civil War Era," "The New
South," and "The Twentieth Century."
Fifty black-and-white illustrations, a bibliographical essay,
and an index complete this book.
Paperbound. Pp. xiv, 92. Illus. Index. (2nd printing, 1997)
This title is discounted for inventory reduction.
No other discounts apply.