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Greensboro, North Carolina Volume II (Images Of America Series)
     

Greensboro, North Carolina Volume II (Images Of America Series)

by Gayle Hicks Fripp
 

With 230 more intriguing scenes from Greensboro's past, Greensboro Volume II: Neighborhoods highlights the changing architecture of area homes, churches, and schools, and invites readers to meet the residents who have contributed to the community's growth. The images in this collection, many of which are previously unpublished, have been selected from the

Overview


With 230 more intriguing scenes from Greensboro's past, Greensboro Volume II: Neighborhoods highlights the changing architecture of area homes, churches, and schools, and invites readers to meet the residents who have contributed to the community's growth. The images in this collection, many of which are previously unpublished, have been selected from the extensive archives of the Greensboro Historical Museum. Join author Gayle Hicks Fripp on a fascinating photographic tour that continues to explore the city's impressive transformation. Discover unique 19th-century homes such as Blandwood,

Gov. John Motley Morehead's estate; learn about

African-American churches established at the end of the Civil War; and witness the impact of transportation developments on the city's expansion

and housing patterns. The residences of well-known

citizens, including textile entrepreneurs Ceasar Cone

and Emanuel Sternberger, World War II flyers George Preddy and Mary Webb Nicholson, and developer A.M. Scales, are also featured.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738568829
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
10/28/2008
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,309,970
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Gayle Hicks Fripp has been at the Greensboro Historical Museum since 1977 and has served as assistant director since 1986. A native of North Carolina, she is actively involved in researching and preserving her community's past. Greensboro Volume II: Neighborhoods is her second title in the Images of America series.

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