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1 Tucker, George Holbert Norfolk highlights, 1584-1881
Norfolk, VA Norfolk Historical Society 1972 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
First edition. Hardback fine condition/ vg dust Photos Author Signed. Mr. Tucker's talents as an historian and writer are well known to the citizens of Tidewater. Norfolk developed in the late-seventeenth century as a "Half Moone" fort was constructed and 50 acres (200,000 m2) were acquired from local natives of the Powhatan Confederacy in exchange for 10,000 pounds of tobacco. The House of Burgesses established the "Towne of Lower Norfolk County" in 1680. Following recovery from the Revolutionary War's burning, Norfolk and her citizens struggled to rebuild. In 1804, another serious fire along the city's waterfront destroyed some 300 buildings and the city suffered a serious economic setback. During the 1820s, agrarian communities across the American South suffered a prolonged recession, which caused many families to migrate to other areas. Many moved west into the Piedmont, or further into Kentucky and Tennessee.; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 134 pages; ; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.97 USD
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2 Tucker, George Holbert Norfolk highlights, 1584-1881
Norfolk Historical Society 1972 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
A history of Virginia's largest city. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. ; 134 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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