By Edmund D. Potter

not like many small cities within the South that have been occupied by way of the Union military, attractive Staunton, Virginia, emerged from the Civil warfare principally unscathed. subscribe to historian
Edmund Potter on a strolling journey throughout the many architectural gemstones and outstanding structures of downtown
Staunton�s 5 nationwide historical Districts. From the
picturesque Wharf zone to the birthplace of Woodrow Wilson to the town�s many traditionally African American companies, A advisor to ancient Staunton deals viewers and citizens alike a deeper appreciation in their outstanding surroundings.

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