"History is more than records of great battles, the chronicles depicting the rise and fall of empires, than
stories of famous or infamous men; it is the story of life…far from being dead, it is being made every day."
-Dr. James P. Baker, First Greenbrier Historical Society President
Discover the story of life that took place in the North House. This beautiful brick house overlooking
downtown Lewisburg, West Virginia witnessed history over a 200 year period from 1820-2020. This
book will explore the evolution of a house and the mark its inhabitants left on history.
Special care has been taken to tell the story of the enslaved inhabitants in its early history.