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English: Barracks at Virginia Military InstituteLexington, southwest Virginia.
  • Significance: Original design by Alexander Jackson Davis, 1848 and sub., burned during Civil War (1864), and rebuilt under direction of Davis (1870-73); of the subsequent additions to the original, one was (1892) by I.E.A. Rose and another (1918-19) by B.G. Goodhue, both relying heavily on earlier Davis drawings. :*Latest addition, referred to as "New Barracks," was built 1946-1948.
  • The structure was named a National Historic Landmark in 1966.
  • Since its construction the Barracks has housed sleeping quarters, classrooms, and administrative offices for VMI. In recent years classrooms and offices have been moved to nearby buildings.
  • 1968 Image courtesy of Historic American Buildings Survey—HABS - (cropped).
Date circa July 1968
date QS:P,+1968-07-00T00:00:00Z/10,P1480,Q5727902
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Online Catalog: HABS VA,82-LEX,3B-1
Author Unknown, Photographer


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