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Winston-Jacobs House

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1818. 1996, relocated. 601 W. Cary St.

George Winston, the original owner of this house, was a builder who trained free blacks as masons and carpenters. The building was relocated to the present site by Virginia Commonwealth University over the objections of members of the Oregon Hill and Richmond African American communities.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Winston-Jacobs House", [Richmond, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 241-241.

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