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describes life and change in Jefferson County, Virginia leading up the Civil War, starting with early colonial days.

“Thy Will Be Done” (1) – 1850s – The “Days That Never End” – But That Did.

Chapterette 1: 1850s – The “Days That Never End” – But That Did.
The Day of the Horses – The Ring Tournament in Leeland Field.

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“Thy Will” (2) – Working Jefferson County’s Peaceful, Fertile Lands

Chapterette 2: Working Jefferson County’s Peaceful, Fertile Lands

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The highly profitable wheat fell to the scythe at The Bower where young tall, wiry Adam Stephen Dandridge took place in the line along with enslaved African-Americans John Pinco and “Levin.” – (1) (2).

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