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Brocks Gap - Albrite Turner, Lena, and Turner Ritchie, Pat
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Brocks Gap is the name given to 200 square miles in Rockingham County, Virginia, that were created by the North Fork of the Shenandoah River. As early as the 1740s, German-speaking settlers were attracted to the area by abundant water, plentiful wood, fertile river bottoms, and great hunting. Many of the first settlers stayed for generations, tucked into the security of the mountains. Families were self-sufficient, growing their own food, gathering wild berries and nuts for their own use, and selling the surplus. Stories ...

Brocks Gap 2005, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738541662

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