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Berkeley, State Route 5, Charles City, Charles City County, VA



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Item Title


Location
State Route 5 vicinity, Charles City vicinity, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS VA-363
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-233, FN-234, FN-235, FN-236, FN-237).
Building/structure dates: 1726 initial construction
National Register Number: 71001040
Significance: Berkeley began as a settlement known as Berkeley-Hundred, patented in 1618. The property was purchased in 1722 by Benjamin Harrison IV, for whom the present house is believed to have been completed in 1726. His son, Benjamin Harrison V, born at Berkeley, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and Governor of Virginia for 3 terms. Also born there was the signer's younger son, William Henry Harrison, 9th President. In 1862, Berkeley served as a camp and supply base for Union troops...

Related Names
Harrison, Pres. William Henry
Harrison, Pres. Benjamin


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
6. NORTH (CARRIAGE ENTRANCE) SIDE, GENERAL VIEW LOOKING SOUTH
7. NORTH SIDE, CLOSE-IN
8. NORTH AND WEST SIDES
9. WEST SIDE
10. DETAIL, WEST SIDE
11. DETAIL OF BRICKWORK AND CORNICE, WEST SIDE
12. SOUTH (FRONT) AND WEST SIDES
13. SOUTH (FRONT) ENTRANCE
14. SOUTH (FRONT) SIDE FACING RIVER
15. SOUTH (FRONT) SIDE, GENERAL VIEW
16. SOUTH (FRONT) AND EAST SIDES
17. EAST SIDE
18. WINDOW DETAIL, EAST SIDE
19. NORTH AND EAST SIDES
20. WEST DEPENDENCY, SOUTH SIDE A
21. EAST DEPENDENCY, SOUTH SIDE B
22. LOOKING SOUTH TO RIVER FROM SOUTH ENTRANCE OF HOUSE
23. LOOKING SOUTH TO RIVER FROM LOWER TERRACE
24. CENTRAL HALL, FIRST FLOOR, LOOKING SOUTH
25. NORTHEAST PARLOR, FIRST FLOOR, LOOKING TO SOUTHWEST CORNER OF ROOM
26. SOUTHEAST PARLOR, FIRST FLOOR, LOOKING TO SOUTHWEST CORNER
27. SOUTHEAST PARLOR, FIRST FLOOR, LOOKING TO NORTH WALL
28. DINING ROOM, FIRST FLOOR, LOOKING TO SOUTHEAST CORNER
29. DINING ROOM, LOOKING TO NORTHWEST CORNER
30. STAIRS AND LANDING AS SEEN FROM SECOND FLOOR
31. CENTRAL HALL, SECOND FLOOR, LOOKING NORTH
32. PARLOR, SECOND FLOOR, LOOKING TO NORTHWEST CORNER
33. CEILING BEAMS IN CELLAR ROOM LOCATED IN NORTHEAST CORNER OF HOUSE
34. CELLAR ROOM LOCATED IN SOUTHEAST CORNER OF HOUSE
35. DETAIL, CEILING BEAMS IN CELLAR ROOM LOCATED IN SOUTHEAST CORNER OF HOUSE
36. SOUTH (FRONT) SIDE FACING RIVER
37. SOUTH (FRONT) AND EAST SIDES
38. SOUTH (FRONT) AND EAST SIDES
39. EAST SIDE
40. WEST SIDE DETAIL
41. EAST DEPENDENCY, SOUTH SIDE
42. LOOKING SOUTH TO RIVER FROM LOWER TERRACE


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