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Boisseau's Store

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Early 20th century. Boydton Plank Rd. at Mc-Kenney Ave., 4 miles southwest of Dinwiddie
  • (Photograph by Matthew Aungst)
  • (Photograph by Matthew Aungst)
  • (Photograph by Matthew Aungst)

This gable-end frame country store with a stepped parapet is fronted by a one-story drive-through porch. The apex of the asymmetrical porch's roof covers the main entrance and slopes down across the parapeted shed extension. The porch is carried on robust curved brackets on short piers that are set on high pedestals. Store owner W. Boisseau lived with his wife, the local postmistress, in the early-twentieth-century L-shaped frame house behind the store.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Boisseau's Store", [DeWitt, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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