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What’s in a Name?

July 31, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


July 31, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center Auditorium
One Partnership Circle
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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Event Date:
Monday, July 31, 2017 – 7:00 to 8:00pm

Ever wonder about mysteries on the map like Goose Pimple Junction, Frog Level, Ivanhoe, Vinegar Hill, and Lick Skillet?

Join local travel writer and author Joe Tennis on Monday, July 31, 7pm-8pm, for an illustrated lecture on the origin of place names across the region. Mr. Tennis and shares hilarious stories of our communities. Mr. Tennis is also signing copies of his books including the second edition of his popular Southwest Virginia Crossroads and recent Haunted Highlands: Ghosts & Legends of North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

Admission is free.
Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center Auditorium.