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Green Valley Farm

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c. 1810; later additions. West side of VA 678 at VA 629

The house at Green Valley Farm is a two-story log and weatherboard structure that was built as a tavern on the HarrisonburgWarm Springs Road. The one-room-deep building presents a long facade fronted by a late-nineteenth-century one-story porch with chamfered posts. Architectural evidence in the attic suggests that the southern section, comprising the first five bays from the left, was built first and a northern addition soon followed. Each of the four exterior doors is topped by a four-light transom. This former tavern, once a common sight along Virginia's roads, is a rare survivor in this remote area.

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Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Green Valley Farm", [Williamsville, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-BA9.

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