Middleburg was established in 1787 by Leven Powell, one of Virginias founding fathers. Following a long decline after the Civil War, the arrival of foxhunting in 1904 gave the town an international reputation for breeding, showing, and racing Thoroughbred horses. Over the ensuing decades, Middleburg would undertake significant historic preservation, but the town would also be remarkable for its laissez-faire attitude toward the rich and famous. Movie stars and presidents were seduced not only by Middleburgs horses, hounds, ...

Middleburg 2012, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, South Carolina

ISBN-13: 9780738592879

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