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George Cabbage House

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c. 1761–1767, George Cabbage; c. 1780. 5420 Main St.

The only surviving stone dwelling in town, this house was constructed by local mason Cabbage. His one-and-a-half-story, three-bay, hall-parlor-plan house was enlarged with a larger two-story log side wing. Used as a milliner's shop in the early nineteenth century, the building has primarily served as a residence. The Stone House Foundation has opened it as a museum to highlight the town's architectural history.

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Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "George Cabbage House", [Stephens City, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-FR32.

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