Virginia Room Digital Collection

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The Virginia Room Digital Collection includes photographs, oral histories, books, pamphlets and finding aids to items in the Virginia Room. Continue to check back for new additions.

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FE159 Mountain View.jpg
Mountain View, a 40 room elegant turn-of-the-century mansion, was built in 1907 by Junius B. Fishburn. Mr. Fishburn donated Mountain View to the City in 1955 with the stipulation that it be used solely and exclusively for public recreation purposes.…

RC24 Memorial Bridge.jpg
A crowd gathers for the dedication of Memorial Bridge on 30 August 1926, despite having been open to traffic since 6 May 1926.

RC23 Memorial Bridge.jpg
A crowd gathers for the dedication of Memorial Bridge on 30 August 1926, despite having been open to traffic since 6 May 1926.

RC1 Memorial Bridge.jpg
Memorial Bridge under construction. Virginia Avenue bridge visible on left.

Davis 66.301 Memorial Bridge.jpg
Crossing into Raleigh Court, the Memorial Bridge was dedicated on 30 August 1926. It was named to honor World War I veterans.

PC 110.0 Mountain View.jpg
"Residence of J.B. Fishburn, Roanoke, Virginia."

Davis2 47.2 Roanoke Sash.jpg
Roanoke Sash & Door Company, formerly located at 999 13th Street SW.

Davis2 31.501 Mountain View.jpg
Mountain View, a 40 room elegant turn-of-the-century mansion, was built in 1907 by Junius B. Fishburn. Mr. Fishburn donated Mountain View to the City in 1955 with the stipulation that it be used solely and exclusively for public recreation purposes. …

Davis2 31.50 Mountain View.jpg
Mountain View, a 40 room elegant turn-of-the-century mansion, was built in 1907 by Junius B. Fishburn. Mr. Fishburn donated Mountain View to the City in 1955 with the stipulation that it be used solely and exclusively for public recreation purposes. …

Underwood 33 Mountain View.jpg
Aerial view of Mountain View, the J.B. Fishburn home.

Davis 66.31 Memorial Bridge.jpg
Memorial Bridge was built in 1926 by the WW Boxley Company. The bridge stands as a monument to veterans of World War I.

Davis 66.3 Memorial Bridge.jpg
Memorial Bridge was built in 1926 by the WW Boxley Company. The bridge stands as a monument to veterans of World War I.

Davis 31.48 Mountain View Gardens.jpg
Gardens on the Mountain View property, home of J.B. Fishburn.

RNC 24 Memorial Avenue.jpg
Street car tracks on the 700 block of Memorial Avenue.
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