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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

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.

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Author: 
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—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-JE44.

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