Lynchburg:: A City Set on Seven Hills

Lynchburg:: A City Set on Seven Hills

by Clifton Potter
     
 

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Once the primary hunting ground of the Monocan Indians and later a harmonious common area shared with the Quakers, Lynchburg was a crossroads for various cultures even before its founding following the French and Indian War. With roots in the prosperous tobacco fields, the City of Seven Hills became one of the nation's wealthiest communities by the Civil War. During… See more details below

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Once the primary hunting ground of the Monocan Indians and later a harmonious common area shared with the Quakers, Lynchburg was a crossroads for various cultures even before its founding following the French and Indian War. With roots in the prosperous tobacco fields, the City of Seven Hills became one of the nation's wealthiest communities by the Civil War. During the robust and arduous times to come, Lynchburg continued to thrive by developing diverse industries and eventually becoming a respected educational center.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439630600
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
09/18/2012
Series:
Making of America
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,195,677
File size:
19 MB
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