"Williamsburg of the North": Leesburg


Based on A Walk Around Leesburg, available from the The Loudoun Museum, numbered "1" on the map above.

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a well-written summary of Leesburg's five neighborhoods, which comprise the historic district.

  1. The Loudoun Museum, a great place to start.
  2. 7 Wirt Street. Former Baptist Church, c. 1884.
  3. 101 West Market St., 1807
  4. 28 West Market St., early 19th-century two story brick house.
  5. 20 West Market St., Laurel Brigade Inn, c. 1830
  6. 16-18 West Market St., row house with mansard roof.
  7. 9-11 West Market St., c. 1812, town house.
  8. 7 West Market St., fine example of mid 19th-century architecture.
  9. 2 West Market St.
  10. 9 East Market St., 1916
  11. 16 E. Market St., 1848
  12. 19 E. Market St., The Harrison Building, c. 1761.
  13. 23 E. Market St.,
  14. 22 E. Market St., The Valley Bank Building, 1816.
  15. Episcopal Graveyard
  16. 101 E. Market St.,
  17. 18 Loudoun St. SE, Lynch-Tebbs House, 1760.
  18. 4 Loudoun St. SE, Patterson House, stone, 1761
  19. 7 Loudoun St. SE, Fendall House, 1790.
  20. 30-32 South King St, 1950.
  21. 20 South King St, c. 1776, later additions
  22. 14-16 South King St, c. 1820
  23. 1 South King St., c. 1771
  24. 1, 3, 5 and 7 N. King St.
  25. 10 N. King St., courthouse
  26. 11 N. King St, Romanesque revival, 1906
  27. 17 N. King St
  28. 19 N. King St., c. 1770
  29. 21 N. King St., c. 1799
  30. 28 N. King St.
  31. 7 Cornwall St. NE, early 19th-century frame structure
  32. 10 Cornwall St NE, c. 1780
  33. 4 Cornwall St. NE, early 18th-century, John Janney House, two-story brick
  34. 102 N. King St., late 1700s.
  35. 8 Cornwall St. NW, 1850
  36. 11 Cornwall St NW, temporary storage place of US Constitution and Declaration of Independence during the sack of Washington by the British in the War of 1812.
  37. 14 Cornwall St. NW, 1785
  38. Corner of Cornwall and Wirt Streets, site of church
  39. 12 Wirt St. NW, late 18th Century
  40. 21 Wirt St. NW, 1894
  41. 102 Cornwall St. NW, parsonage of Methodist church
  42. Old Stone Church, ruins, first Methodist building in America
  43. 201 Cornwall St NW, brick and clapboard, 1780
  44. 107 W. Market St, Methodist Church, 1852, used as hospital during Civil War following the Battle of Balls Bluff.
  45. 208 W. Market St. library, 1922
  46. 207 W. Market St., Leesburg Presbyterian Church, 1804.
  47. 202 Loudoun St. SW
  48. 109 Loudoun St SW, early 1800s.
  49. 108 Loudoun St. SW, Episcopal Church rectory, early 18th Century, Victorianized in 1885.
  50. 106 Loudoun St. SW, conjectured to be Washington's Headquarters.
  51. Dodona Manor, house of George Marshall of World War II fame.
  52. headquarters of Lee, before Battle of Antietam, Civil War
  53. Waverly, 212 S. King St., National Register of Historic Places.
  54. Market Station.
  55. Morven Park (not on map) Photographic tour of Morven Park


 

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