Blandome (Lexington, Va.)
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
This file consists of a typescript essay on Blandome, detailing its ownership history, including how it became the property of prominent Black family in Lexington, the Walkers and Woods. Includes two photos of Blandome.
This file consists of real estate listings, photographs, sketches, and maps depicting the location, features, and physical characteristics of Blandome and other Walker-Wood properties.
This file consists of newspaper clippings, photographs, magazine articles, and a Lexington Historical Society calendar from 1983, which all describe or depict the Blandome home. The folder also contains a copy of the registration form for the National Register of Historic Places for the Blandome home.
This file consists of six photocopies of photographs depicting historic Lexington buildings along with Alex Wood's notes. The folder also contains an article from the News Gazette documenting the publication of calendar by the Rockbridge Historical Society that used photos of historic local buildings, such as the Blandome home.
This file contains the paper entitled "Orson Fowler, The Domestic Octagon, and 'The Little House at Blandome'" written by F. Leonard Darby for a course on American Architecture. The paper traces the history of octagonal deisgn in domestic homes, and explores its use in Blandome.