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Hogtown: Memories of Madison Heights, Virginia


Description: Established 250 years ago, the Central Virginia community of Madison Heights soon felt the stigma of the second-class status inposed on it by Lynchburg, the city across the James River. Resentful but undaunted by the scorn of being called "Hogtown" her people flourished from the strength they found in family and communal relationships. After reaching her zenith in the mid-twentieth century, the aging community from changes that threaten her continued existence. Hogtown both past and suggests that future revitalization is possible through a return to the Values that once defined it.

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