Virginia Historical Society
After the Civil War, farming in Virginia changed dramatically. …. and the Great Depression in the late 1920s and early 1930s hit Virginia farmers especially hard.
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Feb 1, 2013 – Virginia’s rich history in agricultural production dates back to the first settlement in America. … “Tobacco was one of, if not, the first exports from the colonies,” says Elaine Lidholm, director of communications for the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer …
The following essays offer overviews of 18th-century farming at Great Hopes Plantation, a living history site at the edge of Colonial Williamsburg’s