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Green Springs Described

*Unique Soils and Hydrology:

Green Springs Soils Set the Standard for Productive Land Elsewhere, 1833

Green Springs Weathers a Drought, 1838

A Correspondent Theorizes about Bountiful Soils in Green Springs, 1843

*Famous Animals:

Green Springs Included on a Distinguished Bull's Breeding-Itinerary, 1831

Green Springs Included on a Distinguished Stallion's Breeding-Itinerary, 1833


Green Springs Experienced

*The American Revolution:

Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton Leads Raiding British Cavalry Through Louisa County, 1781

Eliza Ambler Describes Fleeing from Louisa Court House to Green Springs and Back Again, 1781

*Slavery:

Free and Enslaved Slave-Traders Visit Green Springs, c. 1820's

Green Springs Slaveholders Join a Mobilization Against Abolitionists and Warn of Civil War, 1836

An Advertisement Reveals an Enslaved Woman’s Family Connection, 1838


Green Springs Imagined

A Richmonder Seeks to Improve His Health, 1798

The Virginia Board of Public Works Recommends a 95-Mile South Anna River/Pamunkey River Navigation System with Green Springs as the Western Terminus, 1820

The Virginia General Assembly Authorizes a Company that Proposes a 63-Mile South Anna River Navigation System with Green Springs as the Western Terminus, 1834

The Virginia Board of Public Works Recommends a 51-Mile South Anna River Navigation System with Green Springs as the Western Terminus, 1835

An Abolitionist Finds Revolutionary-War Precedent for a March by Union Troops, 1862

A 19th-Century Virginia Novelist and Public Servant Imagines 18th-Century Life at the Green Springs Mineral Springs, c. 1880

 
 
 

Last updated: September 26, 2019

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