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By Donna Akers Warmuth

The fascinating city of Abingdon is nestled in southwestern Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains and positioned alongside the Holston River. initially referred to as Wolf Hills-a identify bestowed upon town through Daniel Boone-Abingdon was once renamed in honor of Martha Washington's domestic in England. the city this present day enjoys a wealthy and sundry palate appropriate for citizens and travelers, old and young alike. photos of the USA: Abingdon, Virginia celebrates the town's singular historical past by means of providing readers a unprecedented locate of virtually two hundred photos, showcasing many recognized city entities, personalities, and companies from the earlier century. those pictures painting such buildings because the Stonewall Jackson woman Institute, the Abingdon Academy, the Belmont lodge, and the Martha Washington resort, in addition to the Barter Theater, designated in its alternate of meals and loved ones items for performances. Long-gone yet hardly forgotten contributors additionally make appearances, permitting beginners the opportunity to fulfill the folk in the back of the names and longtime citizens a chance to go to with previous friends.

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