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Washington Bottom Farmhouse, Allegany Ballistics Laboratory, Rocket Center, Mineral County, WV



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B&W Photos

HB1278882
View North-east, South-west Front

HB1278883
View North-west, South-east Side

HB1278884
View South-east, North-west Side

HB1278885
View South-west, North-east Back

HB1278886
View East, West Corner

HB1278887
View North, South Corner

HB1278888
View West, East Corner

HB1278889
View South, North Corner

HB1278890
View South-west, Attic Of Addition, Showing Truss System

HB1278891
View North-east, Attic Of Original Structure

HB1278892
View South-west, Attic Of Original, Showing Walkway

HB1278893
View South, First Floor, North-east Room, Looking Into Porch

HB1278894
View North, Second Floor, North-east Porch, Looking Into Original Structure

HB1278895
View South-west, North-east Back, Original Foundation

HB1278896
View South-west, Basement Of Original Structure

HB1278897
View North, Basement Of Addition

HB1278898
Photograph Of Photograph, Original Photograph Taken By The Barton Family In 1920

HB1278899
View South, Washington Bottom Farmhouse With Barn In Background, 1991


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Item Title


Location
Allegany Ballistics Laboratory, Rocket Center, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS WV-244
Significance: This farmhouse is linked to Major Lawerance Washington, brother of President George Washington, and to Felix R. Seymore, prominent land owner and public official of historic Hampshire and Mineral Counties, West Virginia.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW NORTH-EAST, SOUTH-WEST FRONT
2. VIEW NORTH-WEST, SOUTH-EAST SIDE
3. VIEW SOUTH-EAST, NORTH-WEST SIDE
4. VIEW SOUTH-WEST, NORTH-EAST BACK
5. VIEW EAST, WEST CORNER
6. VIEW NORTH, SOUTH CORNER
7. VIEW WEST, EAST CORNER
8. VIEW SOUTH, NORTH CORNER
9. VIEW SOUTH-WEST, ATTIC OF ADDITION, SHOWING TRUSS SYSTEM
10. VIEW NORTH-EAST, ATTIC OF ORIGINAL STRUCTURE
11. VIEW SOUTH-WEST, ATTIC OF ORIGINAL, SHOWING WALKWAY
12. VIEW SOUTH, FIRST FLOOR, NORTH-EAST ROOM, LOOKING INTO PORCH
13. VIEW NORTH, SECOND FLOOR, NORTH-EAST PORCH, LOOKING INTO ORIGINAL STRUCTURE
14. VIEW SOUTH-WEST, NORTH-EAST BACK, ORIGINAL FOUNDATION
15. VIEW SOUTH-WEST, BASEMENT OF ORIGINAL STRUCTURE
16. VIEW NORTH, BASEMENT OF ADDITION
17. PHOTOGRAPH OF PHOTOGRAPH, ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN BY THE BARTON FAMILY IN 1920
18. VIEW SOUTH, WASHINGTON BOTTOM FARMHOUSE WITH BARN IN BACKGROUND, 1991


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