Winchester, Virginia and Its Beginnings, 1743-1814


This book contains information about Winchester, Virginia, from its founding by Colonel James Wood to the close of the life of his son, Brigadier-General and Governor James Wood. Valuable manuscripts and relics of their long tenure in public office are available in this publication. The reader is also given a fascinating look into the early life of towns and homesteads, the first visit of Lord Fairfax, the Braddock Expedition, Fort Loudoun, the election of George Washington to the House of Burgesses, and many other events in the history of Winchester. Illustrations and a fullname index highlight this book.

Katherine Glass Greene

(1926), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 464 pp.

ISBN: 9780788420627