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BM348.jpg
Vacation cabin at Laurel Ranch.

Davis 31.46 Draper-Ingles Cabin.jpg
Located at Ingles Ferry in Radford, the Mary Draper Ingles cabin, also known as the Ingles Family Farmstead, was the home of Mary Draper and her husband, Thomas Ingles. Mary Draper Ingles was abducted by Shawnee Indians in 1755 and taken to Big Bone…

Davis 31.41 Howbert Cabin.jpg
At the corner of Floyd Avenue and Main Street in Wasena stood this house, part of the Howbert Farm. It was rented for many years by the Custer Family, who posed on the porch for this photograph.

Davis 31.11d Fort Greenridge.jpg
An unidentified boy measures the logs of Fort Greenridge. Fort Greenridge was located on the west branch of Carvins Creek near Kingstown. In addition to Fort Greenridge, the structure was also called Garst's Fort and Schwarz's Fort as it was owned…

Davis 31.11c Fort Greenridge.jpg
Fort Greenridge was located on the west branch of Carvins Creek near Kingstown. In addition to Fort Greenridge, the structure was also called Garst's Fort and Schwarz's Fort as it was owned by Frederick Garst and Chris Schwarz. Fort Greenridge was…

Davis 31.11b Fort Green Ridge.jpg
Fireplace located inside Fort Greenridge. Fort Greenridge was located on the west branch of Carvins Creek near Kingstown. In addition to Fort Greenridge, the structure was also called Garst's Fort and Schwarz's Fort as it was owned by Frederick…

Davis 31.11a Fort Greenridge.jpg
Fort Greenridge was located on the west branch of Carvins Creek near Kingstown. In addition to Fort Greenridge, the structure was also called Garst's Fort and Schwarz's Fort as it was owned by Frederick Garst and Chris Schwarz. Fort Greenridge was…

Davis 24.01 St Johns Episcopal.jpg
Remaining walls of St. John's Episcopal Church. St. John's was the first Episcopal in the Old Lick area of Roanoke County. The cabin in the background once belonged to Bernie Rideout Holland, a former slave of General Edward Watts. Built in 1850,…
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