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Commercial Building (Lloyd Logan House)

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Lloyd Logan House
c. 1850; c. 1915 portico. 135 N. Braddock St.
  • (Photograph by D Hughes)
  • (Photograph by D Hughes)

Constructed for Lloyd Logan, a prominent Winchester tobacco merchant, the house was used as headquarters for Union generals Philip Sheridan and Robert Milroy during the Civil War. The imposing Greek Revival brick building on a raised basement has a shallow-pitched hipped roof, frieze attic windows, and six-over-six sash windows topped by wooden lintels with bull's-eye corner blocks. The two-story five-bay portico with full-height Corinthian columns and a full entablature was added c. 1915. From 1874 to 1909 the building housed the Episcopal Female Institute.

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Anne Carter Lee

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