The Resource Getting to the springs of Virginia : a visual survey of transportation, from horse-litter to Concord coach, Joan C. Browning

Getting to the springs of Virginia : a visual survey of transportation, from horse-litter to Concord coach, Joan C. Browning

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Getting to the springs of Virginia : a visual survey of transportation, from horse-litter to Concord coach
Title
Getting to the springs of Virginia
Title remainder
a visual survey of transportation, from horse-litter to Concord coach
Statement of responsibility
Joan C. Browning
Title variation
A visual survey of transportation, from horse-litter to Concord coach
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
Describes the history of Virginia's mineral springs and their impact on early road construction and wagon design. Discusses road travel conditions in Virginia in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Mentions construction of the Cumberland Road, also known as the Old National Road, one of the first improved interstate highways, built by the U.S. government between 1811 and 1839. Traces the evolution of transportation from the earliest wagons to the Concord Coach
Note
Forms part of the Shenandoah Valley Regional Studies Seminar collection.
Cataloging source
VMC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Getting to the springs of Virginia : a visual survey of transportation, from horse-litter to Concord coach, Joan C. Browning
Publication
Note
Presented at the April 18, 1997 meeting of the Shenandoah Valley Regional Studies Seminar
Control code
64548336
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
12 p.

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