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Virginia Cavalcade Volume 1, Number 2, Autumn 1951

Table of Contents Page Number
These Still Stand: Some Early Virginia Colonial Churches, by J. R. V. Daniel 5
The Thanksgiving Day Contention, by William M. E. Rachal 9
Inns, Churches, and Other Statehouses: The Capitols of the Colony, 1641-1780, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 12
An Album for the Nostalgic: Covered Bridges in Virginia, by W. Edwin Hemphill 17
The Great Fresh [Flood] of 1771, by Elizabeth Dabney Coleman 20
Grandstand of the Blue Ridge: the Peaks of Otter, by William M. E. Rachal 23
Cape Henry, Historic Headland, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 29
Indian Agriculture in Virginia, by William M. E. Rachal 33
The Giant of Virginia [Peter Francisco], Alias the Hercules of the Revolution, by J. R. V. Daniel 36
Thomas Nelson, Jr., Governor-at-Arms, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 40
"View at Little York in Virginia," [by Benjamin Henry Latrobe], by Randolph W. Church and W. Edwin Hemphill 44