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Title Fincastle Historical Events 1770-1898
Catalog Number 2009.1.231
Object Name List
Scope & Content Notes of events in Fincastle, Virginia history, 1770-1898. Includes a summary of the growth of the town from 1770-1780, a comprehensive list of churches, schools, occupations and industries in 1835 and 1893, and a description of three buildings of historical interest (the Courthouse, the Botetourt County Museum and the James Breckinridge Law Office). Also includes a description of Big Spring and its importance to the town from a Fincastle Herald article of June 26,1902, reprinted from a Richmond Times article of June 8, 1902.
Subjects Court houses
Town life
Economic & social conditions
Search Terms Monroe
Fincastle Academy
Fincastle Mirror (1823-1829)
Fincastle Debating Society
Fincastle Democrat
Virginia Patriot
Valley Whig
Miller's Mill
Herald of Virginia and Weekly Advertiser
Fincastle Land and Improvement Company
Saint's Rest Club
Botetourt County Jail
Big Spring
Botetourt County Court House
Botetourt County Courthouse
Botetourt County Historical Museum
James Breckinridge Law Office
Fincastle History
People Christian, Israel
Readman, Nancy
Jefferson, Thomas
Collection Dorothy S. Kessler Collection
Copyright Fincastle Herald, republished by permission