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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 means of Daniel Boone-Abingdon used to be renamed in honor of Martha Washington's domestic in England. town this present day enjoys a wealthy and sundry palate appropriate for citizens and travelers, old and young alike. pictures of the United States: Abingdon, Virginia celebrates the town's singular history by way of supplying readers a unprecedented locate of virtually 2 hundred photos, showcasing many famous city entities, personalities, and companies from the earlier century. those pictures painting such constructions because the Stonewall Jackson woman Institute, the Abingdon Academy, the Belmont inn, and the Martha Washington hotel, in addition to the Barter Theater, distinct in its trade of nutrients and loved ones items for performances. Long-gone yet hardly ever forgotten participants additionally make appearances, permitting beginners the opportunity to fulfill the folks at the back of the names and longtime citizens a chance to go to with outdated friends.

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