Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
This file consists of a newspaper article on the Church Hill house.
This file consists of a typescript paper on the ownership of the Clifton House on the corner of McDowell and Jefferson streets. Also includes a handwritten note on the Clifton house and its relationship to the Alexander family.
This file consists of handwritten notes by Dr. E.P. Tompkins on the history of "Clifton at East Lexington." Includes information on the origin of the name, the history of ownership, and notes directly on the Alexander family. Includes some genealogical information about the Alexander family, including a list of children and descendants.
Clifton: Maury River House, 1992-04-27
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.
Col Alto, 1952-07-27
This file consists of a typescript essay on the history of visitors, architecture, and ownership of Col Alto, a Roanoke Times article on a lawn party held at Col Alto, a letter from Mrs. Gordon G. Heiner, Jr. to Don Bruce McClelland related to a murder near Col Alto, and a printed copy of a Hampton Inn's historical description of the building.
This file consists of a Mead Associates real estate services document noting the special features, lot and dimensions, building area, condition, annual taxes, price, potential uses, and zoning of the Davidson-Tucker House.
This file consists of a letter to W.T. SHilder from Mrs. G.E. Wade concerning sketches and sketched floor plans on the Daugherty House, as well as a copy of the sketched floor plans, and Aetna Insurance Company policy papers for the house.
Fancy Hill, 1956-12-20
This file consists of a bound manuscript of Mark Smulson's essay "Fancy Hill: A Study of Pre-Bellum Rockbridge County, Virginia Home." Includes sketches and photographs of the house. Topics cover the history of the house, architectural features, Fancy Hill Academy, and ownership of the property. Places the house in conversation with other greater American architectural trends. Includes sketch of floor plan.
General, 1970-05 - 1981-10-19
This file consists of materials related to the Historic Lexington Foundation, including the information on the property acquistion of the Jacob M. Ruff House, a pamphlet on the Historic Lexington Foundation and its work on the Alexander-Withrow house (corner of Main and Washington St), an invitation to the Historic Lexington Foundation's Parking Lot Party behind the Central Hotel, and remarks from the first annual Historic Lexington Foundation Dinner.
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.
History - Misc.
This file includes Gilbert Campbell's will, Withrow scrapbooks content, "The Customs and Habits of Early Lexington" paper for Mary D. Richeson's English class, a published article about historic Lexington homes, the paper "Life in Lexington" by June F. Cunningham, multiple other newspaper and magazine articles concerning Lexington history, the citizen's handbook of Lexington, the paper "Some Early History of Lexington,"and an edition of Colonial Homes dedicated to history Lexington Homes.
John Jordan Correspondence
In this letter, dated 1822 Aug. 15, John Jordan gives the Committee of the Board of Trustees, specifications for construction of the center building at Washington College in Lexington, Va.
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.
Madison Dunlap, 1994-10
This file consists of a paper/presentation materials written by Nanlou Sauder presented to the Ignorance Club on the topic of "Madison Dunlap, David Lowman, and Miller's Mill" (3162 West Midland Trail @ Kerrs Creek).
Rockbridge Historical Society files on Houses
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 one undated printed image of a building with the caption "the castle."