Virginia and the capital region

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Stewart, Tabori & Chang, Feb 1, 1989 - Travel - 399 pages
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A comprehensive illustrated guide to the historic places in Virginia and the capital region. Descriptive text includes political, military, cultural, and commercial significance. An invaluable reference for the traveler.

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Contents

Introduction
10
Northern Virginia
99
Richmond and Environs
147
Williamsburg and the Historic
187
The Shenandoah Valley
225
Annapolis and the Eastern Shore
255
Baltimore and Northern Maryland
299
Notes on Architecture
386
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About the author (1989)

Henry Wiencek was series editor of the "Smithsonian Guide to Historic America, "a twelve-volume descriptive guide to the country's historic sites. He is author of "Old Houses, "with essays on the histories of eighteen American houses and the families who built them, published in association with the National Trust for Historic Preservation; two books on Southern architecture--"Mansions of Virginia Gentry "and "Plantations of the Deep South; "and several books for "Time-Life," He has contributed articles to "American Heritage "and" Smithsonian Magazine," Born in Boston and educated at Yale, he lives in Virginia with his wife, the writer Donna Lucey, and their son.