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By Donna Akers Warmuth

The captivating city of Abingdon is nestled in southwestern Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains and located alongside the Holston River. initially referred to as Wolf Hills-a identify bestowed upon town via Daniel Boone-Abingdon was once 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 USA: Abingdon, Virginia celebrates the town's singular history by way of providing readers a unprecedented locate of virtually 2 hundred photos, showcasing many famous city entities, personalities, and companies from the prior century. those photographs painting such constructions because the Stonewall Jackson woman Institute, the Abingdon Academy, the Belmont inn, and the Martha Washington resort, in addition to the Barter Theater, designated in its alternate of nutrition and loved ones items for performances. Long-gone yet hardly forgotten members additionally make appearances, permitting novices the opportunity to satisfy the folks in the back of the names and longtime citizens a chance to go to with previous friends.

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