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Administration Building and Visitor Center

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1937, National Park Service staff, Charles E. Peterson, architect
  • Administration Building and Visitor Center

The Neo-Jeffersonian main structure, a twostory center block with lower wings, was designed by the architect who founded the Historic American Building Survey (HABS) in 1933–1934. Peterson went on to a noted career as a historian and preservationist. The CCC provided labor to construct the structure.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Administration Building and Visitor Center", [Fredericksburg, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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