Archive for July, 2015

Images of America, Cambria

Monday, July 27th, 2015

This book is what is colloquially referred to as an “Arcadia Publication”, so called because it is part of the “Images of America” series of local history books published by Arcadia Publishing of Mount Pleasant, North Carolina. Each of the more than 7,000 books in this series follows an identical format and this one is no exception. It contains nearly 200 historical images of Cambria and the surrounding area and the local history is revealed in their captions. (more…)

Historic Cambria, Treasures of the Past

Sunday, July 26th, 2015

This slim volume was written by Dawn Dunlap, noted local historian, who has lived in Cambria all of her life. It was published by Cambria Historical Society which created a historical walk of the town by placing informational plaques on twenty eight of Cambria’s most historical buildings. This book is intended as a companion guide to historical walk. Both the plaques and the book were funded by a grant from the Cambria Tourism Board. (more…)