Virginia -- James River
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
This file contains a land grant for William A. Anderson for fifty five and a half acres of land in Rockbridge County along the South River. The file also includes a typescript document verifying the original land grant's validity, certified by the Commonwealth of Virginia's Land Office in Richmond, as well as a handrawn map of the area.
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.
This file consists of a land grant for James Gore for sixty eight acres of land in Rockbridge County.
Includes brochure, "The Upper James River Water Trail: A New Perspective on the Blue Ridge Mountains," February 2009.
This collection consists of a photograph of a river scene of 'Great Falls' of James River at Richmond, Virginia. There is a stone wall on the far side of the river in the background, which is evidence of a former canal. The second photograph is of the ca. 1833 engraving of the painting 'Richmond, from the hill above the waterworks' by George Cooke.
A survey and small map, dated 1818, of 115 acres of land in Rockbridge County, Virginia, which belonged to James Willson. The survey includes the names William Cunningham, Jonathan Poague, Rueben Grigsby, and Thomas McFarland, whose lands border the Willson property. The North Fork of the James River and Mill Creek are also mentioned in the survey.