Proceedings of the Rockbridge Historical Society, Volume 8 (1970-1974)
History -- Societies, etc.
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This is Volume 8 of the Proceedings of the Rockbridge Historical Society, which contains the papers presented between 1970-1974 and an index.Volume 8, Table of ContentsIntroduction, page viiEarly Man in Rockbridge County, page 1Log Buildings in Rockbridge County, Royster Lyle, Jr., page 3New Providence Presbyterian Church, 1746-1856, Roy K. Patteson, Jr., page 13Lexington Presbyterians, 1819-1882: Personalities, Problems, Peculiarities, James G. Leyburn, page 29The Early Iron Industry in Rockbridge County, T. T. Brady, page 45William Weaver, Ironmonger, D. E. Brady, Jr., page 53Benjamin Darst, Sr., Architect-Builder of Lexington, H. Jackson Darst, page 61A Cyrus McCormick Story, William H. McClure, page 77A Judge's School: A Brief Biography of John White Brockenbrough, Matthew W. Paxton, Jr., page 85An Automobile Tour of the North River Navigation, William E. Trout III, page 105Lexington Civil War Babies: Three National Fraternities, Richard R. Fletcher, page 115Buena Vista and Its Boom, 1889-1891, Royster Lyle, Jr., page 131William Mccutchan Morrison: Missionary to the Congo, Sterling M. Heflin, page 145Mrs. McCulloch 's Stories of Ole Lexington, page 159;Some Recollections of Colonel William Couper, John L. Couper, page 161John A. Graham, G. Francis Drake, page 171Photography as Social History, page 185"By Much Slothfulness the Building Decayeth," Historic Preservation in Virginia, I. Taylor Sanders, page 187Another Perspective on Lexington Architecture, Pamela H. Simpson, page 205Virginia's Bicentennial Objectives, Lewis A. McMurran, Jr., page 211Officers of the Society, page 215Activities of the Society, page 217Principal Acquisitions, 1970-1974, page 223Financial Report, 1974, page 224Necrology, page 225Index, page 226