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White Palace (Purcellville Post Office and Town Hall)

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Purcellville Post Office and Town Hall
1908, J. E. Hampton, builder. Northwest corner of Loudoun and Depot sts.

Strategically occupying the central corner in town, this rusticated concrete block structure gains its civic presence from crow-stepped gables topped by round finals and simulated stonework. The building originally housed the post office and other commercial operations. The second-floor hall served as the town hall and a general-purpose community auditorium. The White Palace restaurant is a largely unaltered eatery that has served the community since 1908.

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Author: 
Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "White Palace (Purcellville Post Office and Town Hall)", [Purcellville, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-NP11.3.

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Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 108-108.

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