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Barboursville -- Barboursville Plantation

Object Details

Preserved as a ruin after its destruction by fire on December 25, 1884, Barboursville was one of the largest and finest residences in Orange County. It is the only building in Orange County known to have been designed by Thomas Jefferson. The ruins are now the centerpiece for Barboursville Vineyard.
Persons associated with the garden and site include Thomas Jefferson (architect, 1814-1822); James Barbour, Governor of Virginia, U.S. Senator, Secretary of War and Ambassador to the Court of St. James (former owner, 1814).
Barbour, James, 1775-1842
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Collection Creator
Garden Club of America
Barboursville (Barboursville, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Barboursville
Gardens -- Virginia -- Barboursville
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The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia
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Archival Repository
Archives of American Gardens
AAG.GCA, File VA369
Archival materials
Collection Citation
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Collection Rights
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Scope and Contents
The folder includes a print-out from the National Park Service's "Journey Through Hallowed Ground" online site.
Collection Restrictions
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Related Materials
Barboursville Plantation related holdings consist of 1 folder (1 glass lantern slide)
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