ISBN: 978-0-9909653-0-5 • Format: hardcover • Page Count: 318 • Size: 6 x 9
Enjoy vignettes of Lexington, Virginia’s rich history, taking a step back in time and learning about some of the simpler yet challenging days of this area’s forefathers and countrymen. Rev. Horace Douty paints an honest and refreshing portrait of the past and reminds us of the enduring, timeless values of nature, faith, honor, and spirit. Rejoice with the heroes and scowl at the scoundrels. Here you will encounter an entertaining and enlightening account of interesting events and people from the heart of our nation’s birth. Read about brave settlers who unflinchingly tamed a wilderness despite many hazards. Learn about the roots of Lexington’s history and industry, and meet some of her founders. Gain an introduction to the honorable General Robert E. Lee, a man of integrity and heart. Be newly amazed at the resilience of the human spirit in the face of tragedy, and meet quiet unassuming champions of freedom, equality, education, and hope. Celebrate the bounty and spirit that is Oxford. Take a lesson from the past and perhaps be re-inspired to live with grace, courage, and dignity today.