copyright 1938; full title: "Legends of Loudoun: An account of the history and homes of a border county of Virginia's Northern Neck"; Garrett and Massie publishers, Richmind, Virginia; hardbound; b/w photos; quite good condition with minimal ageing of pages; boards quite good with sticker tear on spine edge - see pic; no dust jacket.
An account of the history and homes of a border county of Virginia's Northern Neck.
From Preface -
Many causes have contributed to the great upsurge of interest now manifesting itself in Virginia's romantic history and in the men and women who made it. If, perhaps, the greatest and most potent of these forces is the splendid restoration of Williamsburg, her colonial capital, through the munificence of Mr. John D. Rockefeller, Jr., of New York, we must not lose sight of the part played by the reconstruction of her old historic highways and their tributary roads into the fine modern highway system which is today the Commonwealth's boast and pride; the systematic and constructive activities of the Virginia Commission of Conservation and Development of which the present chairman is the Hon. Wilbur C. Hall of Loudoun; and the excellent work done by the Garden Club of Virginia in holding its annual Garden Week celebration in each spring and the generous permission it obtains, from so many of the present owners of Virginia's historic old homes and gardens, for the public to visit and inspect them at that time and thus capture, if but for the moment, a sense of personal unity with Virginia's glamourous past...