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Title Newspaper article titled "The County's Namesake; Norborne Berkeley petitioned for an Ancient Barony Associated with His Family and in 1764 He Claimed the Title of Baron Botetourt"
Catalog Number 2009.1.289
Object Name Clipping, newspaper
Scope & Content Newspaper article by Anita Firebaugh describing the namesake of Botetourt County, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de Botetourt. Includes information about his life, his work, his decoration of the Governor's Palace in Williamsburg, and his dissolution of the Virginia General Assembly.
Subjects Biography
Government officials
Search Terms Botetourt County
Virginia History
People Berkeley, Norborne
Botetourt, Lord
Botetourt, Baron de
Date 2006/05/03
Collection Dorothy S. Kessler Collection
Copyright Fincastle Herald, republished by permission