The Thomas Law House was built in 1795 in Washington, D.C. The builder was James Greenleaf, an early land speculator in the District of Columbia. The mansion was built by Greenleaf for Thomas Law. Law was the son of Edmund Law, the Bishop of Carlisle. Law inhabited the home with his wife, Elizabeth Parke Custis, who was the oldest granddaughter of Martha Washington.
thearcadiafiles: Tiverton - Greenwood Rural Historic District, VA An exemplary example of Neoclassical design, Tiverton was initially constructed in 1910 but it underwent a substantial renovation in 1935 after a fire destroyed much of the interior.
Upper Bremo Plantation is a plantation estate on the west side of Bremo Bluff in Fluvanna Co., Virginia overlooking the James River. The overall design of the mansion, built 1816-19, was initiated by John Hartwell Cocke with master builder John Neilson, who had worked with Thomas Jefferson on Monticello. Although the original plans were destroyed in a fire in 1894, students of Jeffersonian architecture who had seen the drawings said that they had recognized them as the work of Jefferson…
If you're into history, Columbia SC has IT! This is the Robert Mills house. Robert Mills designed the Washington Monument in DC. The Northern troops occupied this house during the War Between the States. Great place to catch a glimpse of the past.