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Lewis, Charlene M. Boyer

Ladies and Gentlemen on Display
Planter Society at the Virginia Springs, 1790–1860 Charlene M. Boyer Lewis

Each summer between 1790 and 1860, hundreds and eventually thousands of southern men and women left the diseases and boredom of their plantation homes and journeyed to the healthful and entertaining Virginia Springs. While some came in search of a cure, most traveled over the mountains to enjoy the... More