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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 referred to as Wolf Hills-a identify bestowed upon the city by means of Daniel Boone-Abingdon was once renamed in honor of Martha Washington's domestic in England. the city this day enjoys a wealthy and sundry palate appropriate for citizens and travelers, old and young alike. pictures of the US: Abingdon, Virginia celebrates the town's singular historical past by means of supplying readers a unprecedented locate of just about two hundred pictures, showcasing many recognized city entities, personalities, and companies from the previous century. those photographs painting such buildings because the Stonewall Jackson woman Institute, the Abingdon Academy, the Belmont lodge, and the Martha Washington resort, in addition to the Barter Theater, particular in its trade of nutrition and loved ones items for performances. Long-gone yet not often forgotten members additionally make appearances, permitting newbies the opportunity to satisfy the folk at the back of the names and longtime citizens a chance to go to with previous friends.

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