Fair Mount - Winchester, Virginia
Posted by: deano1943
N 39° 11.345 W 078° 10.076
17S E 744599 N 4341581
Quick Description: Fairmont is located at 311 Fairmont Avenue in the City of Winchester, Virginia.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 10/24/2009 10:36:34 AM
Waymark Code: WM7GQ9
Fairmont is a two-story stuccoed stone dwelling located along the west side of Fairmont Avenue situated on a 2.3 acre track of land in the City of Winchester, Virginia.
Fairmont was constructed in 1809 by builder Lewis Barnett for Joseph Tidball, a local merchant. In 1929, the house was remoldeled in the Colonial Revival Style and also the construction of a garden and garage.
The present owner, Dr. and Mrs. W. Jackson Helm aquired the property in 1969. Dr. Helm is a retired physician in Winchester, and Mrs. Helm is a former Winchester mayor.
This property is also known as; DHR# 138-0042-0428.
NOTE: Due to private property good pictures are hard to get.http://www.dhr.virginia.gov/registers/Cities/Winchester/NR_Winchester_FairMount_Web_photographs.htm
Information from: National Register of Historic Places Registration Form.
311 Fairmont Avenue
Winchester, Virginia USA
County / Borough / Parish: City of Winchester, Virginia
Year listed: 2004
Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture / Engineering
Periods of significance: 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Historic function: Domestic, Single Dwelling
Current function: Domestic, Multiple Dwelling
Privately owned?: yes
Primary Web Site: [Web Link]
Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]
Season start / Season finish: Not listed
Hours of operation: Not listed
Secondary Website 2: Not listed
National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed
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