Lexington Gazette. (Lexington, Va.)
Also known as the "News-Gazette."
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Scope and Contents This collection consists of files containing newspaper articles, history essays and writing, and photographs concerning Native American land, battles with colonial settlers, prominent figures, and forts in Rockbridge County. Many materials describe the Shawnee Tribe and their presence and relationship with settlers in Kerrs Creek, Abbs' Valley, Balcony Falls, and Hayes Creek Mound. Some materials concern the death of Chief Cornstalk, also known as Hokoleskwa, and the Kerrs Creek Massacre.
Dates: 1872 - 1988
Scope and Contents This collection contains 'Bi-Centennial Issue of Lexington Gazzette Commemorating the Settlement of the Rockbridge Section of Virginia by the White Men, A Tribute To The Scotch-Irish Pioneers', several greeting cards from the school, a collection 19 early football photos, a copy of the Washington and Lee University Bulletin (Volume XLVII, Number 4), a portrait of Robert V. Ignico 1919 as a Brigadier General in the U.S. Air Force, and a scrapbook.
Dates: Inclusive 1919-1970
File — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents This file consists of a handwritten manuscript draft entitled "Walnut Fort," later published in the Lexington Gazette on May 15th, 1936. The document describes the physical features of the fort, the cooking practices of those who lived there, other domestic qualities, and the familial history of those who inhabited and maintained the fort.