Eastern Shore

"The Countryside Transformed: The Railroad and the Eastern Shore of Virginia, 1870-1935" is a digital archive of maps, photographs, manuscripts, newspapers, public documents, and other media. "The Countryside Transformed" shows how the coming in 1884 of the railroad to the counties of Accomack and Northampton profoundly changed the physical and mental landscapes in which the people of the region lived, worked, and traveled.

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