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Ashland [NOOK Book]

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In 1837, the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad laid its iron-capped wooden rails from Richmond to Aquia Creek. There, passengers could meet a stagecoach that would transport them to the railroad-owned steamship line and cruise up the Potomac to Washington. In between their outset and destination was a boggy, overgrown area known as the Slashes, which seemed the perfect rest stop for weary travelers during the 1850s. The region was renamed Ashland, after native son Henry Clay's home in Kentucky. By ...
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Overview

In 1837, the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad laid its iron-capped wooden rails from Richmond to Aquia Creek. There, passengers could meet a stagecoach that would transport them to the railroad-owned steamship line and cruise up the Potomac to Washington. In between their outset and destination was a boggy, overgrown area known as the Slashes, which seemed the perfect rest stop for weary travelers during the 1850s. The region was renamed Ashland, after native son Henry Clay's home in Kentucky. By 1867, the Civil War had brought economic collapse and a resultant depression, and as a town that had relied on revenue from gambling, horseracing, and other leisure activities, Ashland faced serious challenges to its very existence. Randolph-Macon College, originally in Mecklenburg County, made a deal with Ashland that would save both the town and the nation's oldest Methodist college by reestablishing its campus along their railroad tracks.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439612880
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 9/18/2012
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,187,725
  • File size: 45 MB
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Meet the Author

Through vintage photographs, diaries, and articles from the pages of the Herald-Progress, the venerable weekly published continuously for more than 100 years, Images of America: Ashland captures the days gone by. Author Dale Paige Talley, an amateur historian with a deep affection for Ashland, has compiled more than 200 photographs and illustrations that depict the life of this railroad town.
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    Posted November 30, 2013

    Hawkmoons Kit Bios

    •Jadekit • A spunky female kit with dark gray fur with light gray tabby markings. She has jade green eyes. She is a natural born leader and is cunning and strong. Sure to be an amazing warrior!

    • Mongoosekit • A large muscular dark brown tom with baby blue eyes. He is muscular and strong for his age. He has tan markings on his paws and in rings around his tail. He is very powerful and brave.



    •Thrushkit• A black male kit with brown and gold splotches and amber eyes. He is very fast and a good hunter. He is kind and patient for a tom.

    •Acornkit• A shy female with a dusky brown coat and amber eyes. Her forehead is flecked with unusual gold speckles and she loves plants. Would make a good medicince cat, although shy, she is nurturing and loves caring for other cats.

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    Ripplekit

    Camp i technically still res one because sparrowstar doesnt want to move even though burrgleam is locked out.

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    JayFeather

    She hissed furiously. "Never try that again, or i will flatten or face!" She gave him a 'pretty' slash on the shoulder, a scar to remwmber, and hoved him away

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    Posted November 26, 2013

    Silvermist

    Apperance: Light silver with sea blue-green eyes Personality: brave, confident, fun loving, playful, loyal Mate:none Crush:none History:ask me Other:ask me

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    Posted October 6, 2013

    Redpaws bio

    Name: Redpaw Looks:Redish ginger with black tip tail and paws Eye color: amber gender: tom Mate: none Crush: none Mother: Moonflower Father: Stormtail Rank: aprentince sib: forgot sorry:( history: ask personality: nice, smart, shy, quiet, loyal, loyal to his clan friends and family. Active all day sometimes depends on homework. Sig. •Redpaw•

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    Fadedpaw

    I don't feel like posting a bio right now. Well I'm a white shecat with light grey, grey, and dark grey overlapping patches and my theme song is Tiptoe by Imagine Dragons.

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    Posted September 29, 2013

    Tigerjay & Raindancer Bios'

    Name ; Tigerjay - Age ; 16 moons - Gender ; &female - Appearence ; An orange shecat with light orange stripes along her back with big , warm green eyes - Personality ; Kind , caring , loyal , adventurous - Ken ; Falcontail ((mother.)) Ceaserstar ((father.)) - History ; Just ask &starf Name ~ Raindancer - Age ~ 17 moons - Gender ~ &female - Appearence ~ A dark blue shecat with a white underbelly and tailtip with almond shaped icy blue eyes - Personality ~ Kind - hearted , fierce , overpertective - Ken ~ Unknown - History ~ Doesn't talk much about it.

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    Falcontail bio

    Name-look up gender-shecat looks- a rusty brown shecat with cream colored paws and a russet tail tip. Passionate green eyes. Acts-kind and mysterious at times. She is loyal to the end and will never give up. If she fails she will fail dead. Strengths- running climbing and hunting. Crush- Brakenstorm. History-just ask.

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