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Early 20th century. 700 block of Peaks St.
  • (Virginia Department of Historic Resources)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)

This row of modest one-story frame cottages with front porches originally housed African Americans who worked in the large houses nearby. Privet hedges define the border between the sidewalk and front yard of the entire row and provide privacy for the residents.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Cottages", [Bedford, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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