Through documentary and literary selections, this anthology tells the story of Richmond's 250 years. The selections reveal the richness of Richmond's historical and cultural traditions, including eyewitness accounts of many of Richmond's major historical events as well as profiles of individuals who have been active in the city's life. Other selections describe dat-to-day lives of Richmonders since 1750. Each piece is introduced by the editors to place it in its historical context.A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.