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Pine Tavern Lodge

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1927. 585 Floyd Hwy. N

This picturesque collection of roadside buildings was designed to attract the attention of automobile tourists and others traveling to and through the Blue Ridge Mountains. The lodge section has flared-gable entrance porticoes and arched doorways to the rooms. A detached restaurant building has similar features, with the addition of a dominant front chimney. The restaurant's wood-paneled interior incorporates banks of windows, a massive fireplace, and an unusual series of graduated trusses that support the ceiling of its shed roof.

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Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Pine Tavern Lodge", [Floyd, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-FD11.

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