Browsing All posts tagged under »Richard Kidder Meade«

Selling Col. R.K. Meade’s livestock (1833)

April 26, 2016 by


The title of this post might lack the hook that would draw in a crowd, but that shouldn’t detract. For those who are truly curious about what antebellum life was like in the Valley (and might be well-acquainted with the area of the Valley in which this piece discusses), this piece offers an opportunity to […]

Not ready for prime time Rev War history… here in the Valley?

October 27, 2012 by


When folks think about Rev War stuff in the Winchester area they might think of Washington’s Office (though it’s French & Indian War), Daniel Morgan, Lord Fairfax (as one might expect… a Loyalist during the Rev War) and so on. Just to the east, in Clarke County… between Boyce and Berryville… folks get another dose of […]