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Front elevation of Mt. Airy, the seat of the Tayloe family near Richmond, Virginia, as it looked in the first half of the twentieth-century.

Begun in 1695, the construction of the Wren Building marked the birth of an academic center in colonial Virginia. A series of fires in 1705, 1859, and 1862 damaged parts of the structure but never completely destroyed exterior walls.

When the wing…

Automobiles parked in the semi-circular drive in front of the Williamsburg Inn, Williamsburg, Virginia.

View of the east end of the Coke-Garrett House, once known as the Lottie Garrett House. The western portion served as the eighteenth-century residence of silversmith John Coke, while the central Greek Revival style portion was constructed in the…

Exterior view of the A & P Store (south side of Merchants Square), from the corner of Duke of Gloucester Street and North Henry Streets, 1935. The A&P Food Market, which was later converted into the Craft House, stands at the street corner. Next…

Postcard depicting the James Semple House (now known as the William Finnie House), Williamsburg, Va., published by the Albertype Co., Brooklyn, NY.

The caption reads: "James Semple House, Williamsburg, Virginia. A restored house which though built…

Front elevation of Belleville, Gloucester County, Virginia

Front elevation of Bray House, King and Queen County, Virginia.

Pre-restoration view of the east elevation of the columned portico of the Robert Carter House, formerly known as the Carter-Saunders House and the Saunders-Dinwiddie House, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Postcard featuring the front entrance of the Williamsburg Inn, Williamsburg, Virginia, published by Colonial Williamsburg, Inc. and printed by Atelier Graphique, 1955.

The caption reads: "Williamsburg Inn, Williamsburg, Virginia. This structure is…

Pre-restoration view of the President's House at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Southeast elevation of the Courthouse, circa 1928, as it appeared after restoration in 1911. When a fire gutted the interior in 1911, four columns were installed to support the exterior portico.

Pre-restoration view of William Finnie House (formerly the James Semple House), Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928.

Pre-restoration view of the Benjamin Powell House, formerly known as the Lane House and as the Powell-Waller House, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1929.

Side elevation of First Baptist Church when located on Market Square near the Powder Magazine, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928. A sign posted on a tree reads "Powder Horn Built 1714 Admission 10 cents."

Pre-restoration view of the Dr. Barraud House, formerly known as the Ryland House, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928.

Front and side elevation of Tazewell Hall, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928, prior to its dismantling and move to Newport News, Virginia, in 1954.

Pre-restoration view of northwest elevation of the Moody House, formerly known as the C.S. Lee House and Roper-Lee House, Francis Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1929.

Pre-restoration view of the north elevation of the George Reid House, formerly know as the Barlow House and as Captain Orr's Dwelling, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1929.

Pre-restoration view of the side elevation of the Robert Carter House (formerly the Saunders Dinwiddie House), circa 1928.
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