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Date of Construction: by 1801 (Original component), by 1860 (last prewar addition)

1860 Census Data: This was the home of the Gordon Family. Douglas Gordon, age 42, was the head of the household; his real estate was valued at $250,000 and his…

Date of Construction: 1852
Prewar: Designed by James Renwick (architect of St. Patrick's Cathedral in NYC and the Smithsonian in DC) Elaborate examples of the Gothic Revival architecture. North and South sections housed offices and rental space.…

By 1864, most houses showed signs of previous military engagement. It was not uncommon for soldiers to find shelter in houses that were marked with bullet holes, shells, or even falling apart.

By 1864, most houses showed signs of previous military engagement. It was not uncommon for soldiers to find shelter in houses that were marked with bullet holes, shells, or even falling apart.

By 1864, most houses showed signs of previous military engagement. It was not uncommon for soldiers to find shelter in houses that were marked with bullet holes, shells, or even falling apart.

By 1864, most houses showed signs of previous military engagement. It was not uncommon for soldiers to find shelter in houses that were marked with bullet holes, shells, or even falling apart.

THis was the home of the Marye Family. John Marye, age 62, was the head of the household here; his occupation was listed as "lawyer," his real estate was valued at $67,000, and his personal estate was valued at $20,000. The other members of the…