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U.S. Time Periods » 1850-1877: Civil War & Reconstruction

Journey Through Hallowed Ground: Travel through Virginia's Piedmont

visits 65 historic places along 75 miles of Route 15 in Virginia's Piedmont. Stops include homes of Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe; sites of some of the bloodiest battles in the Civil War; and other places that evoke the soldiers, statesmen, farmers, and slaves who fought, toiled, and governed there. (National Park Service)

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Front view of Gen. George C. Marshall House.  Photograph courtesy of Scenic America: Deborah L. Myerson

Gen. George C. Marshall House

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