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Title : Old Stone House, Richmond, Va. Main near 20th.

Description : Description: No. 23, Old Stone House, (Main near Twentieth) Richmond, Va. This venerable building, with its weatherworn walls of stone boulders, is reputed to be the oldest in the city, it having been erected (probably in 1737) by Jacob Ege, a German immigrant in whose family it remained for several generations. In the course of the time many interesting legends have gathered around its ancient walls. Thus the yard in the rear of the building is said to contain a number of Indian graves. It is also said to have occupied by Gen'l Geo. Washington as his headquarters on occasion. And one of its upper rooms, it is claimed, was used by Patrick Henry as a law office. It is now owned and maintained by the Ass'n for the Preservation of Virginian Antiquities. Manufacturer: Louis Kaufmann & Sons, Baltimore, MD. Date Postmarked: Not postmarked. Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested. Reference URL:,47 Collection: Rarely Seen Richmond: Early twentieth century Richmond as seen through vintage postcards

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