This traditional one-and-one-half-story I-house was probably built for Albert Blackburn sometime in the second quarter of the nineteenth century. The form of the house, with its steep roof, double-shouldered chimneys, and small garret windows, is typical of eastern Virginia farmhouses from the late eighteenth to the mid-nineteenth century. Although the front windows were enlarged sometime in the early twentieth century, Blackburn is the most intact example of an early nineteenth-century yeoman's farm in western Henrico County.
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