Virginiana: A Visitor's Guide to Virginia History and Other Stuff

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An illustrated history, informative and humorous, for tourists and natives alike.

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In this dichotomy of written history and humorous illustrations, it is shown that history can be fun and interesting. Enjoy the illustrations and maybe learn a little about Virginia History (and other stuff) with a quickly-read synopsis of people, events, or places. Why is Virginia called the Old Dominion? The Mother of Presidents? The Mother of States? A mountain of conceit? Why was Captain John Smith in chains when he arrived in Jamestown? Where was the REAL First Thanksgiving in the present-day United States? Where was the first Representative Assembly in the Western Hemisphere? Where was the last major battle of the Revolution? Where was the first large land battle of the Civil War? And the last? Who was Wilmer McLean? Carter Braxton? Nancy Langhorne? William Fleming? Billy Mahone? Adam Thoroughgood? It’s all in VIRGINIANA, A Visitors’ Guide to Virginia History & Other Stuff.

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Charles Randolph Bruce published his first novel, Rebel King, Hammer of the Scots in 2002, followed by a second novel, Rebel King, The Har’ships, both under the Ahead of the Hangman Press imprint. He was a contributing cartoonist for King Features Syndicate’s New Breed newspaper cartoon strip. Carolyn Hale Bruce is a history enthusiasts and wrote about her hometown in Roanoke, A Pictorial History in 1976, a second volume titled Roanoke, Past & Present, in 1982, and a second version of the latter in 1986, all published by Donning. She joined Charles in writing the two Rebel King novels. The pair has now produced a cartoon-history volume titled VIRGINIANA, A Visitors’ Guide to Virginia History & Other Stuff. They live in

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