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Davis GL 72 Fairacres

FILES

Davis GL 72 Fairacres.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Davis GL 72 Fairacres

Description

Fairacres, located at 2713 Avenham Avenue, was built in 1912 by W.C. Stephenson. It remained in the Stephenson Family until 1963, when it was purchased by the Roanoke Council of Garden Clubs. The club kept the home until 2003. It is now a private residence.

Creator

George C. Davis Photography

Publisher

Roanoke Public Libraries

Rights

Please contact the Virginia Room at 540.853.2073 for permission to use.

Format

Still Image

Type

glass lantern slide

Identifier

DavisGL72

Provenance

Many of the glass lantern slides included in this collection were used in John Nolen's comprehensive plan for the City of Roanoke in 1928. The plan was meant to improve upon the existing conditions in Roanoke.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Glass Lantern

Physical Dimensions

Cracked top left corner not over image.

Citation

George C. Davis Photography, “Davis GL 72 Fairacres,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed December 5, 2021, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/DavisGL72.