Contains 46 Results:
This file consists of a Rockbridge County News article on historic houses and land donations given to the county, as well as a typescript essay entitled "Historic and Romantic Balcony Downs," which recounts early Rockbridge County conflict with Native Americans.
This collection consists of essays, reports, financial documentation, and other historic records documenting the presence, arcitecture, development, or evolution of local houses in and around Rockbridge County and Lexington, Virginia.
This file consists of a newspaper article entitled "Preservation of Old Buildings Is Commended" by Ellen G. Anderson. The contents of the article are related to various Lexington and Rockbridge County Sites that had historic preservation efforts.
General, 1938-11-06 - 1939-08-31
This file consists of three newspaper articles, two of which are from Rockbridge County News, which all provide general histories of a variety of historic homes in the Lexington and Rockbridge Area. The file also includes a typescript essay on old homes in and near Lexington, as well as a housing bond and appraisal letter from Gauranty Bond and Mortgage Company in Richmond, Virginia.
This file consists of unlabeled photo negatives of historic Lexington Houses, likely taken by a representative or member of the Rockbridge Hisorical Society. No dates.
Alexander House - Two Forgotten College Houses, by L.L. Campbell
This file consists of a typescript essay entitled "Two Forgotten College Houses."
Alexander House - Withrow House and Log House, 1942-02
This file consists of the handwritten draft of "The Forgotten College Houses."
This file consists of a typescript one page essay about the history and origins of the Alexander-Withrow house. No date or listed author.
Alexander-Withrow House, 1969-12-11
This file consists of an article from the City, County State News of the Times entitled "Historic Foundation Buys Old Building in Lexington."
Applewood Cottage, 1978-05-30
This file consists of a letter from Katherine Eichelberger to Mary Monroe, and includes a brief mention of the cottage.
This file consists of an article entitled "The 'Bacon House' History is Given," which describes the origin and family history of the residents of the Bacon House. No date, no author.
Bacon House, 1948-08-30
This file consists of a typescript coopy of a letter with the title "The Bacon Home - Extracts from a Letter of Jennie Bacon Lacy." The letter includes familial information and a history of the house from the perspective of a family member.
This file consists of a brochure for Balcony Falls, which provides pricing for nights and stays, directions, basic historic background, and a map.
This file consists of an essay about Balcony Downs, detailing its history and also includes a critical evaluation of its architectural style. No date, no author.
Barclay House, 1963-07-13
This file consists of a research report relating to the Barclay House in Lexington. Information in the report was gathered during an archaelogical investigation at the Barclay House.
This file consists of a book about Belfield, detailing its origins and architectural features. Includes a floor plan, images of the interior of the house, and a map of where it is located on a map.
This file consists of a typescript note on "Belfont," including information on the historic orgins and architectural style of the home.
Judith Blair, 1886-01-08
This file contains an insurance policy for the amount of forty five hundred dollars for a house owned by Judith Bulter between the gates of V.M.I. and Washington and Lee. The insurance company is Liverpool and London and Globe Insurance company, based out of New York City in the United States branch.
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.
Brady House, 1960-01-05
This file consists of a historic and architectural analysis of the Brady House at Buffalo Forge. The manuscript includes information on the construction of the forge, as well as first hand stories from the Brady's relayed to the author of the manuscript. Also includes photographs of key architectural features and sketches of forge design. Includes sketched floorplan. Written by Toon Tellegen.
Campbell House, 1994-07-04
This file consists of two copies of terms of agreement and contract for repair on the Campbell house located at 101 E. Washington Street, as well as a letter from Allie Waddell Hedges to the Rockbridge Historical Society concerning the same house.