Monument Avenue Memories

Un libro in lingua di Hass Patricia Cecil (EDT) Bemiss Margaret Page (FRW) edito da History Pr, 2013

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Originally a tribute to Robert E. Lee,Richmond’s Monument Avenue grew to its zenith in the early twentieth century asa place of wealth and privilege. Richmond native and child of Monument AvenuePatricia Hass has collected the loving memories of those who shared a childhoodamong the River City’s elite. These pages are filled with recollections of warmafternoons playing in the shadows of the monuments and visits to neighborhoodinstitutions such as Reuben’s Deli and the Capitol Theatre. While the childrenplayed, their families entertained famous houseguests such as David Niven, Lordand Lady Astor and Winston Churchill. Enter each historic home along the avenueand travel back to a time now lost to memory.

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