Borden, Benjamin, Sr.
- Existence: 1692 - 1742
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one document, the original land grant to Benjamin Borden of a tract of land for settlement in what would become Rockbridge County.
File — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents This file contains two copies of E.P. Tompkins article on the Borden Grant, as well as a number of Lexington New Gazette articles on the same topic.
Dates: 1933-03-23 - 1940-01-25
File — Box: 1, Folder: 28
Scope and Contents This file consists of a manuscript copy of "Clifton: Maury River House," written for the Ignorance Club in Lexington, Virginia by Elizabeth Harralson. The manuscript focuses on William Alexander, although it's historical analysis ranges back to Benjamin Borden. Includes historical and architectural descriptions and analysis of the title house.
File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents This file consists of two copies of introductory notes to the Rockbridge Heritage House tour for the years 1969 and 1970. The convered houses in the notes have historical backgrounds. The following houses appear in the notes: Alexander-Withrow House, VMI Superintendent's Quarters, Stono, Clifton, Maple Hill, Timber Ridge Church, Horatio Thompson House, The Red House, Mulberry Grove, New Providence Presbyterian Church, Briarwood, Bellevue, Maxwelton, Level Loop, Windy Glen, Cedar Grove, Reeves...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1970
Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-35
Identifier: WLU -Coll-0043
Scope and Contents A collection of original land deeds and indentures from the vicinity of Rockbridge County, Virginia collected by the Rockbridge Historical Society.
Dates: 1748 - 1920
File — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents This file consists of a handwritten manuscript draft entitled "Walnut Fort," later published in the Lexington Gazette on May 15th, 1936. The document describes the physical features of the fort, the cooking practices of those who lived there, other domestic qualities, and the familial history of those who inhabited and maintained the fort.