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By Donna Akers Warmuth

The captivating city of Abingdon is nestled in southwestern Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains and positioned alongside the Holston River. initially often called Wolf Hills-a identify bestowed upon town by way of Daniel Boone-Abingdon was once renamed in honor of Martha Washington's domestic in England. the city at the present time enjoys a wealthy and sundry palate compatible for citizens and travelers, old and young alike. photographs of the United States: Abingdon, Virginia celebrates the town's singular background via supplying readers a unprecedented locate of just about 2 hundred pictures, showcasing many famous city entities, personalities, and companies from the previous century. those pictures painting such buildings because the Stonewall Jackson lady Institute, the Abingdon Academy, the Belmont inn, and the Martha Washington hotel, in addition to the Barter Theater, distinctive in its trade of nutrition and family items for performances. Long-gone yet not often forgotten contributors additionally make appearances, permitting rookies the opportunity to fulfill the folk at the back of the names and longtime citizens a chance to go to with outdated friends.

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