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Book details
  • Genre:HISTORY
  • SubGenre:United States / State & Local / South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
  • Language:English
  • Pages:158
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9780961750510

200 Years at the North House

The History of a House and its People

by Sarah Shepherd View publisher's profile page

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Overview
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.
Description
"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.
About the author
Sarah Shepherd wrote this book during her AmeriCorps service at the Greenbrier Historical Society. She has since finished her service and is continuing to work for the historical society as an archival associate. She is attending Simmons University for her dual degree in Library and Information Science: Archives Management + History.
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