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Moses Building/Pittsylvania County Office Building

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1938, J. Bryant Heard with Robert W. Thompson, associate architect. 11 N. Main St.

Erected by the WPA in response to the increasing need for governmental offices, this brick, five-bay building with slightly projecting end pavilions set off by cream-colored quoins is one of the many public works buildings constructed during the Great Depression. The building was named for Alpheus Moses, a county administrator.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Moses Building/Pittsylvania County Office Building", [Chatham, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Virginia vol 2

Buildings of Virginia: Valley, Piedmont, Southside, and Southwest, Anne Carter Lee and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 362-362.

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