Colonial and Early American
Architecture Gallery One

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Front elevation of an early American house.  Built with primitive tools. Side elevation of an early American house. Front elevation of a Georgian home.  House was built by the son of one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.
? Architect, Ryves
Holt House, beg. 1665
Lewes, Delaware
? Architect, Ryves
Holt House, beg. 1665
Lewes, Delaware
? Architect, George
Read II House, 1804
New Castle, Delaware
Rear elevation (away from Potomac River, the highway of the day).  Building commissioned by Thomas Lee.  This was the Lee family plantation. Front elevation.  This opened in 1934 after a complete reconstruction.  The original burned to its foundation in 1781. Front elevation of a Federal Style home.
? Architect
Stratford Hall, 1738
Stratford, Virginia
? Architect, Governor's
Palace, 1706-23
Williamsburg, VA
? Architect, George
Wythe House, 1750-55
Williamsburg, Virginia
Front elevation of a Georgian/Federal style home. Side elevation of a pre-Revolutionary farmhouse at Longwood Gardens.  The original house is at the right. Detail of the 1914 conservatory addition, built by Pierre Samuel du Pont in 1914.  It was Longwood's first formal garden under glass.
W. Thornton, Woodlawn
Plantation, 1800-05
Mount Vernon, Virginia
? Architect, Peirce /
du Pont House, begun
1730. Kennett Sq., PA
? Architect, Peirce /
du Pont House, begun
1730. Kennett Sq., PA

"We owe a lot to Thomas Edison... if it wasn't for him, we'd be watching television by candlelight."

- Milton Berle, from an unknown source found on the Internet.


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