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Centreville, Virginia, its history and architecture

Eugenia B. Smith

Centreville, Virginia, its history and architecture

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Published by Fairfax County Office of Planning in Fairfax, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Centreville, Va.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- Centreville, Va.,
    • Centreville, Va. -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 113-117.

      Statementby Eugenia B. Smith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF234.C43 S64
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 117 p.
      Number of Pages117
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5435145M
      LC Control Number73083170


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Smith says the building acquired its name because it was owned by members of the Harrison family for almost 75 years from to   Mount Gilead is a historical site in Centreville, VA that is home to a tavern house that is still standing and older than the United States is being maintained through a contract with a George Mason University American History professor who.

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