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Title Newspaper articles titled "The Great Warriors' Path Provides Greenfield with One Historic Footnote," "William Preston, Watchdog of the Virginia Frontier, Accumulated 2,175 Ac. at Greenfield," and "93 Year Old Bob Preston Lone Survivor at Greenfield"
Catalog Number 2009.1.438
Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Scope & Content In this series of three articles about Greenfield Plantation that appeared in the Fincastle Herald in 1995 author Bob Willis describes the history of the land and the people who settled it. The first article focuses on the pre-colonial and colonial history of the area as well as the artifacts that have been found at Greenfield. The second tells the story of the acquisition and settlement of the land by William Preston, and the third tells the story of Robert Bowyer Preston, the last of the descendants of William Preston to live at Greenfield.
Subjects Archaeological sites
Historic buildings
Explorers
Settlers
Search Terms Amsterdam
Fort Preston
Greenfield
Glebe Mill
Great Warrior's Path
Clovis Projection
People Preston, Robert Bowyer
Renfroe, Stephen
Robinson, David
Preston, William
Beverly, William
Patton, James
Preston, John
Willis, Bob
Crotty, Gene
Robinson, Geroge
Date 1995/09
Collection Dorothy S. Kessler Collection
Copyright Fincastle Herald, republished by permission