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Rockefellers at Williamsburg

Donald J. Gonzales

Rockefellers at Williamsburg

backstage with the founders, restorers, and world-renowned guests

by Donald J. Gonzales

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by EPM Publications in McLean, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Williamsburg (Va.),
  • Virginia,
  • Williamsburg
    • Subjects:
    • Rockefeller, Winthrop, 1912-1973.,
    • Rockefeller, John D. 1874-1960.,
    • Celebrities -- Virginia -- Williamsburg -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Williamsburg (Va.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index

      Statementchronicled by Donald J. Gonzales.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF234.W7 G46 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination159 p. :
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1540118M
      ISBN 100939009587, 0939009536
      LC Control Number91018708

        The John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library at Colonial Williamsburg. Colonial Williamsburg’s Rockefeller Library holds many resources relating to the history of the Williamsburg area and its residents. This webpage provides an overview of materials at the Rockefeller Library that may be of interest to genealogical researchers.. The Rockefeller Library's collections are included in Swem's Author: Swem Library.   Just under years ago, John D. Rockefeller, Sr. was one of the patriarchs of the American Dream. In , the Rockefeller family, which included Abby Aldrich Rockefeller and preservationist W.A.R. Goodwin, put the wheels in motion to begin the restoration process of Virginia’s colonial capital of Williamsburg.

      The Rockefellers move to Euclid Avenue, Cleveland's "Millionaires' Row." Rockefeller founds Standard Oil of Ohio with $1 million in capital, the largest corporation in the : American Experience. Begin Your Journey. Start Planning your historic stay. Reserve Your Rooms. Phone ()

      #58 of places to eat in Williamsburg The restaurant information including the Rockefeller Room menu items and prices may have been modified since the last website update. All users are free to download and save the Rockefeller Room menu files, but can not duplicate or distribute them for any commercial use without prior written permission. The Rockefeller Archive Center, an independent foundation that was until a part of Rockefeller University, is a vast three-story underground bunker built below the Martha Baird Rockefeller Hillcrest mansion on the family estate at Pocantico (see Kykuit). Along forty-foot-long walls of shelves on rails, maintained by ten full-time Current region: Ohio, New York.


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