Stokes County, North Carolina (Images of America Series)

Stokes County, North Carolina (Images of America Series)

by Chad Tucker

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Stokes County, North Carolina (Images of America Series) by Chad Tucker


Named more than 200 years ago for heroic Revolutionary War captain John Stokes, Stokes County, North Carolina, is an area rich in history, Southern charm, and natural beauty. Primarily an agricultural community, Stokes County's farming roots date back hundreds of years to the early generations of settlers. The county is beautifully situated on the edge of the Piedmont Foothills, with the breathtaking Sauratown Mountains resting entirely within its border. Stokes County boasts a multi-cultural heritage, consisting of British, German, Scotch Irish, and Welsh nationalities. Though the county is still known for its tobacco farms and picturesque foothills, it is in the midst of change, as a result of the fading tobacco industry and suburban growth in the Piedmont. The citizens of Stokes County have become more and more dedicated to preserving the history of their county, as is evident in this engaging pictorial volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738516561
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 06/01/2004
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,224,890
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author


Author Chad Tucker is an award-winning television journalist and proud Stokes Countynative. Images of America: Stokes County demonstrates his desire to share and preserve his county's beauty and culture through striking vintage photographs.

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