This handsome volume contains more than 85 striking drawings of the Weller Vineyard (located in western Halifax County) and its operations during the 1870s. Mortimer O. Heath's drawing provide a charming and personal view of life in North Carolina in the 1872, as well as a unique record of an industry now being revived.
|Publisher:||North Carolina Office of Archives and History|
|Series:||Agriculture and Technology in North Carolina Series|
|Product dimensions:||9.00(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.33(d)|
About the Author
Mortimer O. Heath (1853-1891) was born in Dorset, England. In 1872 he sailed to the United States and settled in Littleton, N.C. By 1885 Heath had moved on to Pennsylvania where he married Susan Jones. He died from tuberculosis in 1891.