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Washington & Lee University, Washington Hall, Jefferson Street, Lexington, VA



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B&W Photos

HB1166332
South Front, From The Southwest

HB1166333
South Front (elevation)

HB1166334
North Rear And East Side

HB1166335
Interior, Stairway


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Item Title


Location
Washington Hall, Jefferson Street, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS VA-568-A
Building/structure dates: 1824 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1835 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1842 subsequent work
Significance: The central building of the university complex, this building was erected in 1822-1824 and probably designed by John Jordan, prominent local builder who introduced the Classical Revival style to this area. Much of the original design has been altered.

Related Names
Jordan, John


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH FRONT, FROM THE SOUTHWEST
2. SOUTH FRONT (ELEVATION)
3. NORTH REAR AND EAST SIDE
4. INTERIOR, STAIRWAY


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