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Uncommon Vernacular: The Early Houses of Jefferson County, West Virginia, 1735-1835The finest county inventory I ve seen Minor uibbles The organization makes it easy to focus on a specific characteristic but very difficult to focus on an individual house especially disappointing in the county with the documented work of John Arris and incredibly beautiful hall at Harewood The author s use of the term millwork to describe the hand laned and careful on site installation of decorative woodwork is a major solecism Uncommon Vernacular will live on in your bookcase and in your hand like decorative woodwork is a major solecism Uncommon Vernacular will live on in your bookcase and in your hand like S MANSIONS OF VIRGINIA AND EARLY ARCHITECTURE OF NORTH Mansions of Virginia and Early architecture of North for the value of its hotographs long after much of its text is deemed outdated or dubious or both A fantastic must buy book I have only read a few chapters so far but it is interesting to see how factors such as transportation methods and olitical influences caused changes in architecture Many houses in Jefferson County are uniue to even neighbo. WITHIN THE PICTURESUE BORDERS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY WEST VIRGINIA the icturesue borders of Jefferson County West Virginia the vestiges of a history filled with Civil War battles and olitical rebellion Yet also woven into the historical landscapeof this small county nestled within the Shenandoah Valley is an unusual collection of historic homes In this fascinating architectural exploration John C Allen Jr details his expansive seven year survey of Jefferson County's historic residences By focusing on dwellings built from the mid eighteenth century to the arrival of the railroad and canal in 1835 Allen unfolds the uniue story of this area's early building traditions and architectural innovations The 250 buildings included in this work from the 4000 Meilen durch die USA: Meine Reise zu den großen Fragen des Lebens plantation homes of the Washington family to the log houses of yeomen farmers reveal the uniue development of this region as Allen categorizes structures and establishesatterns of construction Interior Designs: An Adult Coloring Book with Beautifully Decorated Houses, Inspirational Room Designs, and Relaxing Modern Architecture plan and styleAllen's refreshingerspective illuminates the vibrant vernacular architecture of Jefferson County connecting the housing of this area to the rich history of the Shenandoah Valley Varying features of house siting Gläsern plan types construction techniues building materials outbuildings and exterior and interior detailing illustrate the blending of German Scots Irish English and African cultures into a distinct regional style Adorned with over seven hundred stylishhotographs by Walter Smalling and elegant drawings floor Detention of Doom plans and maps by Andrew Lewis Uncommon Vernacular explores andreserves this historic area's rich architectural heritage. ,

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Ring counties The author is disheartened as am I about the loss of some of these historic structures Hopefully this book will help motivate eople to reserve and restore not only houses in Jefferson County WV but across our nation My fear is that only those of us who already believe in historic reservation will read the book I wish only those of us who already believe in historic reservation will read the book I wish were reuired reading in our schools Architecture is ignored unless one decides to major in it in college The houses in this book are from the lowly to the mansion but all are wonderful The author really spent a lot of time researching and documenting the houses he wrote about You can tell this book is a labor of love The aper is thick and of high uality Photographs are high uality My only regret is that I waited so long to order a copy For anyone interested in architecture the history of rural eastern America or history in general this book "is a wonderful glimpse at the origins and. Within the icturesue borders of Jefferson County West Virginia remain " a wonderful glimpse at the origins and. Within the icturesue borders of Jefferson County West Virginia remain vestiges of a history filled with Civil War battles and olitical rebellion Yet also woven into the historical landscapeof this small county nestled within the Shenandoah Valley is an unusual collection of historic homes In this fascinating architectural exploration John C Allen Jr details his expansive seven year survey of Jefferson County's historic residences By focusing on dwellings built from the mid eighteenth century to the arrival of the railroad and canal in 1835 Allen unfolds the uniue story of this area's early building traditions and architectural innovations The 250 buildings included in this work from the lantation homes of the Washington family to the log houses of yeomen farmers reveal the uniue development of this region as Allen categorizes structures and establishes atterns of construction lan and styleAllen's refreshing The Taste of Her Blood (A Lesbian Vampire Tale) perspective illuminates the vibrant vernacular architecture of Jefferson County connecting the housing of this area to the rich history of the Shenandoah Valley Varying features of house sitinglan types construction techniues building materials outbuildings and exterior and interior detailing illustrate the blending of German Scots Irish English and African cultures into a distinct regional style Adorned with over seven hundred stylish hotographs by Walter Smalling and elegant drawings floor lans and maps by Andrew Lewis Uncommon Vernacular explores and reserves this historic area's rich architectural heritage. Events that unfolded behind and in many cases dramatically shaped the rural and small town landscape that exists in Jefferson County West Virginia today This book is acked with beautiful and thought Who Is Gloria Steinem? provokingictures and illustrations that show not only the structures as they exist today but rovide insight through its deeply researched and artfully drawn illustrations into what once was but no longer exists This roject is both aesthetically stunning and historically important It is at the same time a story of how our history has Shaped Our Landscape And our landscape and artful catalog of archetecture worthy of and in need of reservation Architectural historians rejoice This book resents the most comprehensive accurate beautiful and important stu I like it For rivacy the locations of the homes aren t shown Interesting to learn the history of the Shenandoah Valley and the influence of early ioneers on our local architectur. Within the Corazones solitarios picturesue borders of Jefferson County West Virginia remain the vestiges of a history filled with Civil War battles andolitical rebellion Yet also woven into the historical landscapeof this small county nestled within the Shenandoah Valley is an unusual collection of historic homes In this fascinating architectural exploration John C Allen Jr details his expansive seven year survey of Jefferson County's historic residences By focusing on dwellings built from the mid eighteenth century to the arrival of the railroad and canal in 1835 Allen unfolds the uniue story of this area's early building traditions and architectural innovations The 250 buildings included in this work from the Napříč nekonečnem plantation homes of the Washington family to the log houses of yeomen farmers reveal the uniue development of this region as Allen categorizes structures and establishesatterns of construction lan and styleAllen's refreshing erspective illuminates the vibrant vernacular architecture of Jefferson County connecting the housing of this area to the rich history of the Shenandoah Valley Varying features of house siting lan types construction techniues building materials outbuildings and exterior and interior detailing illustrate the blending of German Scots Irish English and African cultures into a distinct regional style Adorned with over seven hundred stylish hotographs by Walter Smalling and elegant drawings floor Now Pitching, Bob Feller: A Baseball Memoir plans and maps by Andrew Lewis Uncommon Vernacular explores andreserves this historic area's rich architectural heritage.