Braddock"s True Gold

20th-Century Life in the Heart of Fairfax County
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Fairfax County Board of Supervisors
United States - State & Local - General, History
ContributionsFairfax County Board of Supervisors (Other Contributor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11694674M
ISBN 100962390526
ISBN 139780962390524

Braddock’s True Gold by Marion Meany and Mary Lipsey grew out of the A Look Back at Braddock oral history Braddocks True Gold book, which also provided the materials for this website.

Selected photos and illustrations contributed by the individuals identified on pages of the e-book are copyrighted or need written permission from the owner, prior to. Braddock's True Gold does just that. Skillfully woven tales excerpted from the oral histories of over 50 long-time residents capture the essences of 20th-century life in the heart of Fairrfax County, Virginia - from farm life with gravel roads and cinder-spewing trains of the s to a s battle to keep Burke from becoming Burke Format: Hardcover.

The resulting book publication, Braddock's True Gold: 20th Century Life in the Heart of Fairfax County, authored by Mary Lipsey, Marion Meany, John Browne and Gilbert Donahue, entered its second printing in As representatives of Braddock District's commitment to local history, the authors affirm the importance of preserving and telling.

The men voted in favor of Braddock's plan. Braddock then suggested they hide the gold instead of taking it into battle, lest it fall into the hands of the French and Indians. It was decided that the two guides, with General Braddock as witness, would retrace their trail to the river and cache the gold until after the battle.

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