New PDF release: Downtown Culpeper (Images of America)

By Diane Logan

In 1749, George Washington, age 17, was once commissioned to survey and plot town and county of Culpeper. He recorded that town occupied a �high and delightful situation.� included in 1834, Culpeper prospered as an immense buying and selling and transport element with the hole of a stagecoach path. the arriving of the railroad in 1853 spurred much more financial improvement and made Culpeper a strategic provide station for accomplice and Union troops. Occupied by means of either armies in the course of the warfare, the Culpeper sector witnessed greater than a hundred battles and skirmishes and obtained many accomplice and Union generals. army headquarters have been confirmed right here, with officials lodged in motels and eating and pleasing downtown. a lot of downtown Culpeper was once outfitted following the Civil conflict. The architectural personality at the present time displays the 1888 development growth of excessive Victorian and Italianate styles.

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