Elk Garden

© All Rights Reserved
Lawrence J. Fleenor, Jr.
Big Stone Gap, VA  24219
January 25, 2013


Earliest Settlement
The Mansions of Elk Garden
The Great Awakening
The Stuart Family
Lead, Salt, & Cattle
Wealth Leads to Politics


Dabney, Virginius – Virginia, The New Dominion

Barrett, Theodosia – Russell County, A Confederate Breadbasket

Library of Virginia – Land Grants Section

O’Connell, Daniel – Salt, Lead, and the Fight for Southwest Virginia

Poston, Charles – “Henry Carter Stuart in Virginia Politics”

Carter, Dale – E-mail of July 5, 2010

SimTalk – “More Than Two Centuries of Tradition”

“Encyclopedia of Virginia” – “Henry C. Stuart (1855-1933)”

Whisonaunt, Robert et al – “Geology and the Civil War in Southwestern Virginia:         The Smyth County Salt Works” in “Virginia Minerals Vol. 42 No. 3

Fleenor, Lawrence J. – Forts of the Holston Militia & Athawominee

Price, R. N. – “History of the Elk Garden United Methodist Church (1788-1988)” –  from vol V of “Holston Methodist”

Summers, Lewis Preston – History of Southwest Virginia and Washington Co.

Settle, George William – “Recollections” – on line and privately - 1953

Price, Gary Glen – “July 2, 1996 Excerpt from a draft of ‘Price Family Time Line:       Descendants of Richard Price and Priscilla Crabtree’”

Tate, Leland B. – “W. I. Thomas – Pioneer Sociologist and his Kin” – ‘Historical                           Sketches of Southwest Virginia’ publication #8 – 1974.

Smith, William G. – “Life and Letters of Dr. John T. Smith, Rosedale Virginia” – ‘Historical Sketches of Southwest Virginia’ – pub #4 – 1968

Transcription of a letter dated 1874 from W. A. Stuart to Messieurs Walker &      Baskerville of Newbern, Va. from the web site of the Wilderness Road Museum

Farrar, Emmie Furguson & Hines, Emilee – Old Virginia Houses:  The Mountain Empire, Charlotte, NC 1918

Varney, Sam & Martha – handout to Rotary Club House Tour Dec. 2012

Stuart, Mrs. Zan – in a conversation with the author at Rosedale East, Dec. 2012

Numerous other short web sites




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