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Victorian Falls Church [NOOK Book]

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Falls Church, Virginia, was settled in 1699 and named for its first church. Located near Washington, D.C., this rural farming community grew into an important crossroads during the 19th century. Prior to World War II, its most significant growth occurred during the Victorian era. The area and lifestyle of its residents were significantly impacted by the Northern migration into the South for better farmland; the Civil War; the expansion of railway service; the developing role as a suburb ofWashington; and military...
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Victorian Falls Church

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Overview

Falls Church, Virginia, was settled in 1699 and named for its first church. Located near Washington, D.C., this rural farming community grew into an important crossroads during the 19th century. Prior to World War II, its most significant growth occurred during the Victorian era. The area and lifestyle of its residents were significantly impacted by the Northern migration into the South for better farmland; the Civil War; the expansion of railway service; the developing role as a suburb ofWashington; and military buildup during the Spanish-American War. This collection of vintage images portrays the people, places, and events that are central to the Victorian heritage of Falls Church.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439635247
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 9/18/2012
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 57 MB
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  • Posted September 27, 2009

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    A GREAT BOOK

    This is a wonderful book that presents a history of Falls Church through photos. It covers the Civil War, churches including The Falls Church, farms, and local geography. It's a wonderful reference book that serves to link Victorian Falls Church to the present city.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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