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Armory Dwelling No. 1

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1858–1859, Henry W. Clowe. South side of Shenandoah St.
  • Armory Dwelling No. 1 (Michelle Krone)

This restrained Greek Revival house was built as the master armorer's residence, replacing earlier quarters next door. Its two-story, five-bay facade is unadorned except for simple wooden trim around the central entrance. At the rear, a two-tiered porch that fills the angle between the house and an ell overlooks the Shenandoah River. Both the main block and the wing have stepped gables.

Writing Credits

S. Allen Chambers Jr.


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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Armory Dwelling No. 1", [Harpers Ferry, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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