United States of America, Virginia, Albemarle County, Greenwood
Rose Hill (Greenwood, Virginia)
In 1903, Mrs. Massie purchased the property called Rose Cottage, which later became Rose Hill. The original house burned in 1930. The new house, a Georgian mansion, was designed by William Lawrence Bottomley. Boxwood, holly and magnolias provide a background to the flower beds planted in front.
Persons associated with the property include: William Lawrence Bottomley (architect, 1930); Mrs. William Massie (former owner, 1903); and Mrs. James Gordon Smith (former owner).
Folders include work sheets and copies of articles.
Garden featured in Frances Archer Christian and Susanne Williams Massie, eds., Homes and Gardens in Old Virginia, (Richmond, Virginia: Garrett and Massie, Incorporated, 1962), pp. 455-457