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HLF Publications

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The Architecture of Historic Lexington is the definitive reference—a  warm, extensively researched exploration of three centuries of architecture written by HLF's two leading architectural historians, originally published in 1977 by the University Press of  Virginia. With 314 pages, it also has 376 illustrations, with most of the contemporary photos by Sally Mann, one of America's foremost photographers.

Hardcover. $45.00

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The Architecture of Historic Rockbridge was published in 2015. Written by architectural historian J. Daniel Pezzoni, its 332 pages are enriched by 370 historic and contemporary illustrations, most in color. It is both a reference work and a coffee table book—entertaining to read and sumptuous in visual appeal.

Hardcover. $40.00

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Return to Fuller Street has ten interviews with Lexington leaders who lived through good times in their community as well as the civil rights struggle framed in a fictitious narrator's journey through Diamond Hill,  the center of local African American life. The Rev. McKinley Williams of First Baptist Church remarks that Return is a wonderful journey of "love among family." Paperback. $14.00.

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The Historic Lexington Foundation's calendar for 2024 is a spiral bound, fifty-two week calendar with pictures of churches and cemeteries in Rockbridge County.


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To Order HLF Books

Architecture of Historic Lexington — $45

Architecture of Historic Rockbridge — $40

Return to Fuller Street — $14


Paying by check? Send a note indicating which books you want, with your check, to:

Historic Lexington Foundation

P.O.B. 901

Lexington, VA 24450-0901

Downtown Books also carries the Architecture books.

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