It Happened in Virginia

Remarkable Events That Shaped History

Book Description

A fascinating collection of thirty-five compelling stories about events that shaped Old Dominion, It Happened in Virginia describes everything from the invention of America's original instrument, the banjo, to how Stonewall Jackson acquired his nickname.

About Hines, Emilee

Though she is a native Virginian, Emilee Hines finds she is always learning new and interesting things about the history of her home state. Emilee taught history, English, and creative writing for thirty years before retiring, and she is now a freelance writer.