Book: Ambitious Failure: Chain Bridge, the First Bridge Across the Potomac
Local author, Carole Herrick, lives in McLean, Virginia. She is a past president of the McLean Historical Society and is a member of the Fairfax County History Commission. Herrick co-chaired McLean & Great Falls Celebrate Virginia, 1607-2007, and served on the board of Fairfax 2007, two organizations that promoted the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown. She co-chaired the “McLean Centennial Celebration” in 2010 and chaired “McLean Remembers the Civil War” the following year. She is the author of several other books ion local history, including “August 24, 1814: Washington in Flames” (also for sale here in the AHS online bookstore).
- Hardcover: 400 pages
- Publisher: Higher Education Publications, 2012
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