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A town in Virginia that everyone should visit. From Only in Your State:
As the newly named seat of Washington County, Black's Fort became a town in 1778 and was renamed Abingdon after Martha Washington's ancestral home in Oxfordshire, England. Today, Abingdon is a designated Virginia Main Street community with an historic downtown that is home to a thriving arts and culture scene.
n 1780, during the height of the Revolutionary War, 400 volunteers, known as the Overmountain Men, gathered at Abingdon's Muster Grounds to begin their journey to King's Mountain in South Carolina. With the help of other militia groups, they defeated the British at the Battle of King's Mountain and turned the tide of the war for America's independence. (Read more.)
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