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Cross House Garden Inn (Sellers House)

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Sellers House
1896, Eutsler Brothers. 1224 Keezletown Rd.

Dr. J. Samuel Sellers, a physician and developer, who came to Weyers Cave in 1896, built this and other houses. The frame T-shaped house is more elaborate in plan and ornamentation than other contemporary houses in the county. The two-story house has a center passage that is crossed by a secondary passage. Entrance to the house is tucked into the angle where the two sections meet. The heavily decorated one-story porch has turned railings, a spindle frieze, pendants, brackets, and decorated posts, and the house's cornice also is enriched with brackets and decorative sawnwork. Originally, the house was painted light olive with dark-green shutters and maroon trim. Eutsler Brothers built several houses on the west side of the railroad.

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Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Cross House Garden Inn (Sellers House)", [Weyers Cave, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-AU31.

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