The Arlington Historical Magazine (AHM) has four great articles about the history of Abingdon. (Members receive a free copy of the AHM. It is available for reference at the Center for Local History at the Arlington Central Library or for purchase at the Arlington Historical Museum gift shop.)
VOL. 10, NO. 4, OCTOBER 1996: The Abingdon Manor Ruins: The Fight to Save, by Sherman Pratt and Bernard Berne.
VOL. 11, NO. 3, OCTOBER 1999: The Abingdon of Alexander Hunter, by George Dodge, et. al.
VOL. 12, NO. 3, OCTOBER 2003: Vivian Thomas Ford, Abingdon’s Last Living Resident, by Sherman Pratt
VOL. 13, NO. 1, OCTOBER 2005: Vivian Allwine Ford, by Sarah Collins