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A Short History of Richmond

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The seven hills at the James River fall line that Captain John Smith first witnessed in 1607 became the site of a pivotal American city. Richmond was a birthplace of the American Revolution. It became the permanent capital of Virginia and served as the capital of the Confederacy during the Civil War. In the early twentieth century, industry expanded in the city as companies like DuPont and Philip Morris built factories. Cultural institutions expanded, with Richmond's first radio station and movie theater opening in the ...

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A Short History of Richmond
2017, History Press

ISBN-13: 9781625859570

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2017, History Press Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781540227621


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