The Shenandoah Valley and the Blue Ridge Mountains combine to make one of the most breathtaking and inspiring locations on the East Coast. With a sense of ecological preservation, conservation, and visionary policy, the federal government created the Shenandoah National Park in order to ensure that the pristine beauty of this remarkable region would remain unspoiled for generations to come. A place for enrichment and recreation, the park attracts countless visitors each year in order to enjoy its variety of natural wonders: waterfalls, trails, rivers, creeks, and mountains.
About the Author
Author Anne Frederick has compiled a fascinating visual history from her extensive postcard collection that allows readers an opportunity to tour the Shenandoah National Park of yesteryear and some of its outlying towns, both large and small, such as Front Royal, Staunton, Luray, and Waynesboro. Shenandoah National Park and Its Neighbors proves a wonderful vehicle, for both young and old, to learn more about the area's past and experience its environmental splendor.