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Hylton's Store

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c. 1930. U.S. 58 at VA 764

In Patrick County, a number of early general stores and filling stations have survived because they get an infusion of tourist dollars during good weather. Here the frame, gable-end store has a gabled front porch that served as a drive-through for vehicles being serviced below and provided a sitting porch for the storekeeper's residence above.

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Author: 
Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Hylton's Store", [Meadows of Dan, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-PT12.

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, 240-240.

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