Grape Hill: Home to 19th century pioneers seeking 21st century family

Before we moved to Warren County three years ago, both my wife and I found a copy of “Sketches of Old Warrenton” online and promptly printed it and read it cover-to-cover. We wanted to be familiar with the historic properties and the people that made up our new hometown. Then about a year later I was doing some research and pulled out my copy of Lizzie Montgomery’s book, and it was like I had never read it before! It took a little time, but I finally figured out that I hadn’t retained any of the stories or information because these places weren’t part of my daily life when I originally read the book.

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(The New York Times, 7/26/17)