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Church Hill in Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

208 North 28th

c. 1905

 

— Historic Richmond Foundation —

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2020
1. 208 North 28th Marker
Inscription.  David C. Kennedy was among the first residents of this Queen Anne home, built in 1905. Kennedy was the manager at hardware company Baldwin and Brown before becoming President of hardware company Kennedy Brothers and Kelham Inc. The business was located at 8 East Broad Street. Kennedy lived here from 1905-1912. Later occupants included clerk J.D. Redwood. The home is known for the projecting hexagonal tower on the left portion of the facade.
 
Erected by The Church Hill Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 37° 31.772′ N, 77° 25′ W. Marker is in Church Hill in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is on North 28th Street just north of East Grace Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 208 N 28th St, Richmond VA 23223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 210 N. 28th Street (here, next to this marker); 2715 E. Broad Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen'l Joseph E. Johnston (about 500 feet
208 North 28th Street image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2020
2. 208 North 28th Street
away, measured in a direct line); 2710 E. Franklin Street (about 500 feet away); 2708 E. Franklin Street (about 500 feet away); The Lewis Doughty House (about 500 feet away); 2610 East Franklin Street (about 600 feet away); The Pulliam House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Church Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 10, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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