Gateway to the New World: A History of Princess Anne County, Virginia, 1607-1824
By: Florence K. Turner, Pub. 1984, reprinted 2020, 322 pages, Index, maps, ISBN #0-89308-523-5.
Gateway to the New World is the history of one of the oldest counties of Colonial Virginia. It tells about both the adventurous and ordinary lives of people in 17th, 18th and 19th century Princess Anne County, Virginia. Here is a tale of seven or eight generations.... How they lived, loved, and endured through thick and thin, told with candor, humor, sympathy and respect.