By Andrea Sutcliffe
Most humans be aware of the Shenandoah Valley for its Civil War–era background and for John Brown. yet fewer recognize that it was once additionally domestic to luminaries from George Washington to singer Patsy Cline. equally, so much understand of its famed mineral springs, yet what percentage have visible the geologic ask yourself often called ordinary Bridge, as soon as owned via Thomas Jefferson?
With unique images, targeted maps, and interesting textual content, traveling the Shenandoah Valley Backroads deals thirteen excursions inside of effortless diversity of metropolitan facilities like Washington, Baltimore, Richmond, and Norfolk.
Shenandoah—most frequently translated as "Daughter of the Stars"—is one of many most lovable names within the language. Readers of this most modern access within the well known traveling the Backroads™ sequence will see that the identify matches the valley completely.
Originally from San Antonio, Andrea Sutcliffe has a journalism measure from the collage of Texas at Austin. She was once a author, editor, and courses supervisor within the Washington, DC, region for two decades. Her writing and enhancing profession all started in 1990 as director of the EEI Press in Alexandria, VA. In 1996, Sutcliffe moved to the Shenandoah Valley to dedicate herself full-time to writing. Her love of her new domestic within the mountains of western Virginia and a wish to examine extra concerning the region’s interesting heritage resulted in traveling the Shenandoah Valley Backroads.
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