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Barboursville Plantation, c.1930

Architect:
Jefferson, Thomas 1743-1826
Subject:
Barbour, James 1775-1842
Physical description:
1 folder+ 1 glass lantern slide
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Virginia, Barboursville
Virginia
Barboursville (Barboursville, Virginia)
Date:
2007
2007-2007
c1930
Notes:
Preserved as a ruin after its destruction by fire on December 25, 1884, Barboursville was one of the largest and finest residences in Orange County. It is the only building in Orange County known to have been designed by Thomas Jefferson. The ruins are now the centerpiece for Barboursville Vineyard.
Persons associated with the garden and site include Thomas Jefferson (architect, 1814-1822); James Barbour, Governor of Virginia, U.S. Senator, Secretary of War and Ambassador to the Court of St. James (former owner, 1814).
Summary:
The folder includes a print-out from the National Park Service's "Journey Through Hallowed Ground" online site.
Topic:
Gardens--Barboursville
Local number:
VA369000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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