The links below will take you to publications of historical significance and interest. RIGHT-CLICK on the publication you desire and it will be downloaded to your computer.

Guide To Buildings of Surry and The American Revolution

Issued for year 2007 by Virginia Historic Houses


Guide To Buildings of Surry and The American Revolution written by James D. Kornwolf.


Surry County, VA 䨥 Donning Company Publishers is proud to announce the upcoming release  of James D. Kornwolf༩>Guide To The Buildings of Surry and The American Revolution. Virginia Historic Houses will be coordinating the reprint of this highly sought after volume in conjunction with the Jamestown Celebration in 2007. Professor James D. Kornwolf঩rst published the widely acclaimed study of historic buildings in Surry County for the bicentennial celebration in 1976.


This limited-edition volume contains over 150 high-quality photographs of colonial period houses in Surry County, a large fold out map of their locations, and their history in Surry County and the American Revolution. This book offers a wealth of in-depth information, making it a wonderful learning tool, a great family heritage piece and a treasured keepsake by all.


Guide To The Buildings of Surry and The American Revolution will be available in May 2007. Purchase your copy for $75.00, plus tax. This limited-edition reprint will be available from Virginia Historic Houses.. 


Guide To The Buildings of Surry and The American Revolution is published by The Donning Company Publishers of Virginia Beach, Virginia 䨥 largest specialty pictorial history publisher in the United States ᮤ this publication becomes the newest book in DonningӐortrait of America㥲ies.


Book Specifications:

8 1/2蠱1ࡰerback, limited edition, 216 pages with 150 photographs.


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"Historic Isle of Wight" by Helen Haverty King

Isle of Wight County Historical Society
P.O Box 121
Smithfield, Va 23431-0121

The Isle of Wight County Historical Society (IWCHS) is pleased to announce the release of the second edition of "Historic Isle Of Wight" By Helen Haverty King first published in 1983.

The second edition provides a pictorial update showcasing the 78 historic houses in the first edition. With over 180 pages and richly illustrated with over 250 pictures dating from 1900 -2006, many of the handsome black and white photographs are from the The Virginia Library Collection taken during the WPA project in the 1930's.This hardboard edition documents the current status on these houses.

"Historic Isle of Wight" was available in May 2007 for $29.95, plus tax. To order, download the book order form and complete and mail with a check today.

Right-click on either of the links below, select "Save Target As", and designate where you want it to be saved on your computer. Item 1 can be downloaded in Microsoft PowerPoint format (PPT) or Adobe Acrobat format (PDF) and will require either of these two programs installed on your computer to open the downloaded files. Item 2 will require Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer to open the file. Also note that item 2 is 400kb in size and will require a few minutes to download on dial-up Internet connections . . .

1) Download the Book Order Form

2) Download the book cover

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