Title page for ETD etd-03172010-020302
|Type of Document
||Hall, Martha VanHook
||The Martha Washington Inn, 1830-1893 :a documented history with architectural descriptions
||Master of Science
||Housing, Interior Design, and Resource Management
|Bowker, Jeanette E.
|Shackelford, George Green
|Day, Savannah S.
|Date of Defense
It was the purpose of this study to develop a
documented history of the structures of the Martha
Washington Inn. The study also sought to answer specific
questions posed by the Virginia Landmarks Commission and the
management of the Martha Washington Inn concerning the
construction, and the historical and architectural
significance of the structures.
The history includes the purpose for which the
buildings were constructed, how the buildings were utilized,
and detailed architectural descriptions. The history was
developed through examination of both primary and secondary
sources. These sources included minutes of organizations
personal journals, deeds, wills, genealogies, published
memoirs, and a bill of work. The architectural descriptions
were developed through readings in architectural history,
historic photographs and illustrations, and direct
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