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Staunton River Memorial Library

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1986, Robert P. Winthrop of Aquino and Winthrop. 500 Washington St.
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Virginia Department of Historic Resources)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)

This brick library was constructed to help create a town center for Altavista. The gable-roofed building's tall square clock tower, visible from many parts of Altavista, is a focal point for the community. And the porch, doubling as a bandstand, provides a gathering place for local events.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Staunton River Memorial Library", [Altavista, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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