The Stronghold A Story of Historic Northern Neck of Virginia and Its People
Free

The Stronghold A Story of Historic Northern Neck of Virginia and Its People

By Miriam Haynie
Free
Book Description
Table of Contents
  • The Stronghold
  • A Story of Historic Northern Neck of Virginia and Its People
    • The Dietz Press, Incorporated Richmond, Virginia 1959
    • Copyright by MIRIAM HAYNIE 1959
    • Second Printing July, 1960 Third Printing September, 1964
    • Printed in the United States of America by The Dietz Press, Incorporated
  • Acknowledgements
  • CONTENTS
    • Introduction
    • PART I—Seventeenth Century
    • PART II—Eighteenth Century
    • PART III—Nineteenth Century
    • PART IV—Conclusion
  • List of Illustrations
  • Introduction
  • PART I
    • Seventeenth Century
    • TIDEWATER
    • "YE NORTHERNE NECK"
    • THE PEOPLE
    • INDIANS AND EARLY EXPLORERS
    • CAPTAIN JOHN SMITH
    • POWHATAN'S EMPIRE
    • CAPTAIN SMITH VISITS THE NECK
    • "A PLAINE WILDERNES"
    • "WILD BEASTES"
    • "BIRDS TO VS UNKNOWNE"
    • THE NOMINIES
    • THE DISCOVERERS
    • John Smith in the shallop exploring the waters of Northern Neck, Virginia.
    • THE RIVER OF SWANS
    • MOTHER OF WATERS
    • QUICK-RISING-WATER
    • HENRY AND POCAHONTAS
    • Henry Spelman living amongst the Indians.
    • HENRY AND KING PATOWMEKE
    • HENRY'S RELATION
    • BETRAYED
    • Pocahontas is traded for a copper kettle and becomes an hostage to Captain Argall.
    • KIDNAPPED
    • THE INDIAN TRADER
    • A PETITION
    • FROM NORTH OF THE POTOMAC
    • First settlers at Coan.
    • THE FIRST SETTLER
    • COAN HALL
    • NEIGHBORS
    • THE "KIDS"
    • INDIAN SERVANTS
    • MONEY
    • A PARADISE DISCOVERED
    • A VISIT TO JAMESTOWN
    • FRANCES
    • FOREVER LOST
    • URSULA
    • THE YARD
    • KITTAMAQUND
    • THE GIFT
    • THE CAVALIERS
    • "CHARLIE-OVER-THE-WATER"
    • THE LEGACY
    • THE INDIAN DEED
    • A SUMMONS TO JAMESTOWN
    • THE OATH
    • COUNTY OFFICERS
    • EPRAPHRODIBUS'S WILL
    • THE CHALLENGE
    • TRADE
    • THE COLONIAL SAILOR
    • JOHN CARTER
    • FLEET'S POINT
    • GEORGE MASON
    • MARY CALVERT
    • HE LIVED BRAVELY
    • WITCHCRAFT
    • SEAHORSE OF LONDON
    • "TENN MULBERRY TREES"
    • ROADS
    • MARKETS
    • THE OLD DOMINION
    • THE PROPRIETARY
    • A FIRST LADY OF JAMESTOWN
    • LAND
    • PROCESSIONING
    • "THE BANQUETTING HOUSE"
    • THE LAND AGENT
    • HANNA AND THE HORSESHOE
    • MUSTER
    • THE STORE
    • THE WOLF-DRIVE
    • THE INDIANS AND ROBERT HEN
    • THE ROYAL CAVALCADE
    • "King" Carter attends Christ Church.
    • THE KING OF THE NORTHERN NECK
    • KITH AND KIN
    • THE FIELDINGS
    • PIRATES
    • CHRISTMAS AT COLONEL FITZHUGH'S
    • INDIAN VISITORS
    • HORSE RACING
    • MANUFACTURE
    • THE POTOMAC RANGERS
  • PART II
    • Eighteenth Century
    • MURDERS IN STAFFORD
    • FREE SCHOOLS
    • THE HOME IN THE FOREST
    • CHERRY POINT
    • Mary Ball at Yeocomico Church.
    • SANDY POINT
    • AUGUSTINE
    • POPES CREEK
    • THE WAR PATH
    • FALMOUTH
    • BURNT HOUSE FIELD
    • STRATFORD HALL
    • GEORGE WASHINGTON
    • The infant, George Washington at Wakefield, his birthplace.
    • EPSEWASSON
    • Young Washington helping in the handling of "seine" on the Potomac.
    • FERRY FARM
    • FREDERICKSBURG
    • SCHOOL DAYS
    • THE INDIANS
    • THE POW-WOW
    • Young George Washington becomes a friend of Lord Fairfax, Proprietor of Northern Neck.
    • MOUNT VERNON
    • WASHINGTON WASHED HERE
    • THE ORDINARY
    • NELLY
    • MISS BETSY
    • THE PROPRIETOR OF THE NORTHERN NECK
    • THE MARSHALLS
    • THE LEEDSTOWN RESOLUTIONS
    • FITHIAN
    • THE SCHOOL IN THE WILDWOOD
    • JAMES AND JOHN
    • CAPTAIN DOBBY
    • PEDLARS
    • SEVEN SATIN PETTICOATS
    • PHI BETA KAPPA
    • LIGHT-HORSE HARRY
    • A BAND OF BROTHERS
    • THE DIVINE MATILDA
    • MADAM WASHINGTON
    • AFTER THE REVOLUTION
    • MANTUA
  • PART III
    • Nineteenth Century
    • ROBERT E. LEE
    • Young Robert E. Lee learning to ride.
    • SMITH POINT LIGHT
    • THE RAIDERS
    • Skirmish between the Virginia Militia and the British during the War of 1812 at Farnham Church.
    • STEAMBOATS
    • HANNAH AND THE FALLING STARS
    • DEAR TO HIS HEART ...
    • THE BLOCKADE
    • THE HOME GUARD
    • "Yankee" foragers during the Civil War.
    • THE MYSTERY OF HORSE POND
    • SCHOONER IN A MILL-POND
    • WAR BONNETS
    • AMANDA AND THE YANKEES
    • THE HORSEHAIR RING
    • MIRACLE AT KETCHUM'S CAMP
    • DESPERATE PASSAGE
    • AFTER THE WAR
    • SPEECH
    • SHOPPING TRIPS
    • MENHADEN
    • THE OLD STONE PILE
    • KEEPERS OF THE LIGHT
    • THE HEADLESS DOG
  • PART IV
    • Conclusion
    • THE ANCIENT MANSION SEATS
  • APPENDIX
    • NORTHERN NECK BURGESSES (Jamestown Assemblies)
    • COUNTIES
    • NATIVE SONS (Northern Neck of Virginia)
  • SOURCES
    • PART I—SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
    • PART II—EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
    • PART III—NINETEENTH CENTURY
    No review for this book yet, be the first to review.
      No comment for this book yet, be the first to comment
      Also Available On
      Categories
      Curated Lists