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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Church Hill, Virginia

 
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1Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — 208 North 28th — c. 1905 — Historic Richmond Foundation —
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 . . . — Map (db m149670) HM
2Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — 210 N. 28th Street — c. 1905 — Historic Richmond Foundation —
This brick Queen Anne double house was built in 1905. It features a bow projection topped by a domical turret. The well-preserved colored rosettes in the slate roof and the octagonal turret are also duplicated at #208. The first resident was Frank . . . — Map (db m149669) HM
3Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — 2200 E. Broad St. — c. 1822 — Historic Richmond —
Construction began on the western end of this building in 1822. It front facade has since been altered due to lowering of the street level. This Federal style building has a distinctive history. After it was built by a carpenter, john Quarles, his . . . — Map (db m149673) HM
4Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — 2205 East Broad Street — Historic Richmond — The Church Hill Association —
This Italianate style house was constructed in 1892 and Stephen Gaylord, manager of Pioneer Beef and Provisions Company, was its first occupant. Prominent features of this home include an eloquent wooden porch, segmental arched windows, and . . . — Map (db m149674) HM
5Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — 2209 East Broad Street - Miles Turpin House — c. 1861 — Historic Richmond Foundation —
Commissioned in 1861, this Greek Revival was not completed until after the Civil War. Turpin owned with William Yarbrough the Turpin and Yarbrough Tobacco Co. located at 25th & Franklin which also served as the Second Alabama Hospital during the . . . — Map (db m149676) HM
6Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — 2215 E. Broad Street — c. 1861 — Historic Richmond Foundation —
Built in 1861 for William Yarbrough, one of Richmond's leading tobacconists, whose factory still stands at the SW corner of 25th and Franklin Streets. A classic example of the Late Greek Revival style with Italianate touches, it is credited to . . . — Map (db m149677) HM
7Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — 2510 E. Franklin Street — c. 1877 — Historic Richmond —
This three-bay brick Italianate townhouse was built no later than 1877 by a speculative builder It features a one-story porch with simple posts. The diminutive front yard features an iron fence with a welcoming gate. Watermen, Charles T., Daniel S. . . . — Map (db m149656) HM
8Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — 2514 E. Franklin Street — C. 1875 — Historic Richmond —
This Italianate two-story, pressed brick rowhouse was constructed along with the adjacent rowhouses (2510 and 2512 E. Franklin St.) prior to 1877 and retains its original bracketed eaves and pierced paneled cornice. The first recorded residents of . . . — Map (db m149635) HM
9Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — 2610 East Franklin Street — (10 North Second Street)
Built in 1848 by Frederick and William Anderson, part of a row of four town houses. Owned by the family Miss Ellen Wilkins Tompkins, 1877 - 1963. Demolished in 1969 by the City of Richmond for library expansion. Re-erected in 1969 - 1971. — Map (db m149660) HM
10Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — 2708 E. Franklin Street — c. 1902 — Historic Richmond —
This house reflects the architectural elements of the turn of the twentieth century with an Italianate cornice and simple porch with turned posts in a classical balustrade. It was constructed as one of three houses, 2706-2708-2610. Virginia V. . . . — Map (db m149664) HM
11Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — 2710 E. Franklin Street — c. 1902 — Historic Richmond —
This rowhouse was constructed at the turn of the twentieth century and features an Italianate cornice and simple porch with turned posts in a classical balustrade. Edward C. Saunders occupied the house from 1902-1914. He was a traveling salesman for . . . — Map (db m149663) HM
12Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — 2715 E. Broad Street — c. 1886 — Historic Richmond —
This classic brick three-bay townhouse was built c. 1886. The Italianate design features a delicate Eastlake porch. The city directory in 1886 lists Cyrus G. Bossieux of B. C. Bristow & Bro. as the first occupant. In 1889, Rev. T. P. Bell with the . . . — Map (db m149671) HM
13Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — 2916 Libby Terrace — Langstedt House — c. 1871 —
This three-bay brick house was the home of Dr. Frederick H. Langstedt, a physician. It was built no later than 1871. The original house features a restrained Italianate cornice, a delicate iron porch, stone window lintels and unusual, oversized . . . — Map (db m149668) HM
14Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — 3013 Libby Terrace — c. 1881 — Historic Richmond —
This three-bay frame house was built c. 1881. The original design has been retrimmed with Georgian Revival details. The rear windows of the house have outstanding views of the river and surrounding neighborhoods. Originally, the house address was . . . — Map (db m149667) HM
15Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — 5 North 29th Street — c. 1886 — Historic Richmond Foundation —
This quintessential Victorian style house features a bracketed Italianate porch and intricate oak-leaf pattern ironwork fence. It's earliest resident was W. C. Camp, a box manufacturer. Dr. Reverend James M. Frost, pastor of Leigh Street Baptist . . . — Map (db m149665) HM
16Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — 600 N. 29th St. — C. 1890 — Historic Richmond —
This Queen Anne building is an excellent example of preserved commercial architecture with its rusticated cast block walls, plate glass windows, mansard roof, and prominent storefront. It is part of a series of historically African-American owned . . . — Map (db m133686) HM
17Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — Burton-Farrar House
Burton-Farrar House 1818 2308 East Broad Street is a contributing building to the St. John's Church Historic District Designated a Virginia Historic Landmark by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources and placed on the . . . — Map (db m149672) HM
18Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — Elliott House — 2609 E. Leigh Street
This house was built by Fredrick Elliott in 1874. It incorporates a portion of an earlier ante-bellum structure. — Map (db m133689) HM
19Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — Libby House — 1851 — Historic Richmond Foundation —
Built by Luther Libby whose warehouse during Civil War became the Libby Prison. Original Greek revival house has a classical entrance porch. A stepped, gable roof was replaced by a mansard roof before 1900. Other residents were Lemuel Powers . . . — Map (db m149666) HM
20Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — Royster House — c. 1855 — Historic Richmond Foundation —
This Greek Revival home was first purchased by James B. Royster, brother of Elmira Shelton. Royster was a tobacco manufacturer, druggist, commission merchant, and city auditor of Richmond. Jane C. Royster, wife and noted socialite, met Gen. . . . — Map (db m149659) HM
21Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — The Ligon House
The Ligon House Built 1850 is registered as a Virginia Historic Landmark And placed on the National Register of Historic Places — Map (db m149661) HM
22Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — The Pulliam House
The Pulliam House has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1856 — Map (db m149662) HM
23Virginia (Richmond), Church Hill — Wyndham Bolling Blanton, M. D.
The John Adams Double House, built in 1809, was acquired for Historic Richmond Foundation with contributions in memory of Wyndham Bolling Blanton, M. D. physician and historian a founder and first president of Historic . . . — Map (db m133771) HM
 
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