The initial owner of this house, George Dillard, was a member of the House of Delegates and also had a nearby tavern that served the courthouse crowds. After the tavern was no longer standing, his house served as a tavern for a time. The two-story, five-bay frame residence with shouldered end chimneys has a one-story shed-roof porch (a twentieth-century replacement) running the width of the house and along part of the east side. It was spacious enough to accommodate a throng of Court Day citizens.
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George Dillard House
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