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Masons’ Hall

Dec 15, 2016

  Masons’ Hall is the oldest building in the United States erected for Masonic purposes and continuously used for that purpose. Due to its age, history of uses and association with important personages, Masons’ Hall at 1807 E. Franklin Street is one of Richmond’s most significant buildings. Built in 1785, its history is so closely…

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Woodward House

Sep 17, 2014

Year Built: c. 1784 Architectural Style: Vernacular District: Woodward House-Rocketts  Located below Libby Hill Park and Church Hill, this house is the last surviving structure from the once-bustling port of Rocketts Landing. Enlarged over the years from a two-room cottage, the house is believed to incorporate one of the oldest frame dwellings in the city. The…

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