John Caknipe Jr.'s Chase City (Images of America) PDF

By John Caknipe Jr.

the wealthy and colourful historical past of Chase urban, initially referred to as Raine’s Tavern, dates again to the mid-1700s. With its mineral springs and fertile farm and timberlands, Chase urban, named for former ideal court docket justice Salmon P. Chase, has been a vacationer vacation spot for the reason that 1733 whilst surveyor William Byrd II dubbed the realm the “Land of Eden.” Depicted during this quantity are the wealthy days of Thoroughbred racehorses and plantations within the 1850s to Reconstruction from 1866 to 1877. the increase, fall, and rebound of the city are traced via classic pictures, as is the city’s present prestige because the heart for trade and tradition, and as a pacesetter in Southside’s tobacco market.

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