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Hargraves-Geary House

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c. 1890, John Hargraves, builder. 307 Holbrook St.

African American craftsman Hargraves constructed his handsome Queen Anne residence. The house with its cross-gable roof features five gables with returns supported by double brackets. Yet another gable marks the entrance section of the spindled front porch.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Hargraves-Geary House", [Danville, 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, 377-377.

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