Postcard courtesy of Aaron, Michael, William and David

The Civil war was fought in our town. The tobacco was the main crop. Also known as the cash crop. The nickname for Virginia is "The Old Dominion".
Out here in the country,
Aaron, Michael, William and David
Petersburg, Virginia

Caption: Virginia Tobacco Farm - Ever since Jamestown settlers began growing tobacco, the industry has remained a staple in Virginia's economy. As an economic motive for settling the colonies in Virginia, tobacco played a major role in the American colonies trade and development.


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