Heritage of Wise County & The City of Norton (Va) 1856-2001
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- Date: Sat, 3 Apr 2010 06:53:19 -0700 (PDT)
The Heritage of Wise County & The City of Norton (Va) 1856-2001 Vol.
Brand NEW - Hardcover, illustrated & indexed,
9 ¼” x 12 ¼” x 2 ¼”, almost 8 lbs.,
published 2001 by the Wise County Historical Society.
$56.95 + $7 shipping and handling (Original List price $65 + $10, save
“As you journey through this book your mind will take you back to
our forefathers led turbulent lives in a savage land. Indian raids
were atrocious and often resulted in capture and vicious deaths. For
protection, militia groups were organized. Forts and fort houses
built. Their stories are very much a part of our heritage.
“The works of James Taylor Adams, Luther Addington, Emory Hamilton
Edward L. Henson, Jr. were used as well as other notable historians
past and present.
”The book contains excellent family histories and memoirs submitted
hundreds of good folk.”
The index includes 20,000 entries.
This book of 1,100+ pages includes the following major sections:
Chapter 1 – In the Beginning
Chapter 2 – Frontier Forts
Chapter 3 – Indian Atrocities Along the Clinch, Powell and Holston
Chapter 4 – Early Frontier
Chapter 5 – Early HousesChapter 6 – Wise County
Chapter 7 – Prince’s Flats…The City of Norton
Chapter 8 – Our Towns
Chapter 9 – James Taylor Adams
Chapter 10 – Edward L. “Buck” Henson, Jr.
Chapter 11 – Our People
Chapter 12 – Memories & Memorials
This would also make a wonderful present for your family members. Will
read and treasured for many years to come.
Shipping fee is media rate, including insurance.Priority shipping
available for additional $3.50. Get free shipping on your second
Volume 1 is virtually impossible to find now at any price.
Volume 2 will be gone soon, too
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