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This view of the north front of the William Finnie House shows the property as first restored. An original structure remaining intact from the late eighteenth century, the building is admired as an early example of Federal architecture and…

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This image of the present-day Christmas Shop, in what is known as the Arcade Building, shows the evolution of uses on Merchant's Square. Among the earliest in the shopping mall genre, the area has had a variety of tenants. Initially the town's post…

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This view from the pleached hornbeam arbor at the Governor’s Palace shows the north and west facades. The ballroom wing, an addition during the 1750s, includes the royal arms in its pedimented gable. Gardens, designed by Arthur Shurcliff, include…

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Exterior of Governor's Palace, view from the northeast, 1935. This image of the Governor's Palace, shown as it was first reconstructed, includes features and details that changed with later research and investigation. Wrought-iron gates and the…

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This view looking northeast at the St. George Tucker property shows one of the Historic Area's original eighteenth-century houses, when still occupied by descendants of the original builder. Later additions and outbuildings have been removed and…

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This view of the south and east facade of the Courthouse shows the building with its unique cantilevered entrance porch. This original building was constructed shortly before the Revolution and it is thought that the stone columns intended to support…

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Exterior of the Raleigh Tavern, north facade, viewed from behind the tavern to the northwest, 1935. A fenceline stands in the foreground, and the tavern's rear entrance is featured in the background.

The Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of…

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Entrance detail of the Raleigh Tavern's southern facade, viewed from the southwest along Duke of Gloucester Street, 1935. The tavern's signboard and a fence stand in the foreground, while the front entrance of the building is visible in the…

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Exterior of the Raleigh Tavern, north facade, viewed from behind the tavern to the northeast, 1935. A back lawn and gravel paths are visible in the foreground. The Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of both jollity and consequence. Burned to the…

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Exterior of the Raleigh Tavern, north facade, viewed from behind the tavern to the northwest, 1935. The tavern's rear entrances, many windows, and chimneys are easily observable. The Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of both jollity and…

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, featuring a rear elevation view of the north and west facades from the pleached hornbeam arbor behind the Palace, 1935. In the foreground stands a female costumed interpreter, dressed in a gown and holding a bouquet…

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, featuring a rear elevation view of the north and west facades from the pleached hornbeam arbor behind the Palace, 1935. Two female costumed interpreters (once called "hostesses") stand amidst a formal boxwood…

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, featuring a rear elevation view of the north and west facades from the pleached hornbeam arbor behind the Palace, 1935. In the background stands the ballroom wing, an addition during the 1750s, and the royal arms…

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, north facade, viewed from behind the Palace, 1935. In the foreground, standing along the central path of the Palace's formal gardens, are two female costumed interpreters (once referred to as "hostesses"), dressed…

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, north facade, viewed from behind the Palace, 1935. In the foreground, standing along the central path of the Palace's formal gardens, are two female costumed interpreters (once called "hostesses"), dressed in gowns…

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Exterior of Governor's Palace, view of front gate, 1935. A female costumed interpreter (once called a "hostess") stands in a gown at the front gate, while a carriage drawn by two horses stands in the front drive. Two male costumed interpreters,…

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Exterior view of Market Square Tavern taken by F.S. Lincoln, 1935. The original tavern structure burned down in 1859 but the remains of the foundations allowed for the restoration of the building to its eighteenth-century appearance. John Dixon…

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Exterior of the Governor's Palace, northwest facade, 1935. In the foreground, the rear entrance and ballroom wing of the building is visible, while the main wing of the Governor's Palace stands in the background. The ballroom wing was built as an…

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Overhead view of outbuildings flanking the Governor's Palace to the west, 1935. The brick buildings in the back (side by side, facing the camera) are the Scullery and Palace Kitchen. Directly in front of the Palace Kitchen is the whitewashed…

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Front elevation of the Wren Building, College of William & Mary, with the Botetourt statue in the foreground, taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. Begun in 1695, the construction of the Wren Building marked the birth of an academic center in colonial…
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