South Cathedral Place, Richmond, Virginia (1889): Up From the Ashes | Illustrations View more presentations from Jessica Bankston Continue reading South Cathedral Place, Richmond, Virginia (1889): Up From the Ashes | Illustrations
Appendix F: CAD Floorplans View more documents from Jessica Bankston Continue reading CAD Drawings of Cathedral Row
Here is the presentation I gave to my group after finishing the project. Continue reading Cathedral Row, Richmond VA: The Movie!
Straightforward… here is the bibliography for the project. Continue reading Works referenced during research
Now that I’m completely finished with the report, I can relax a little and share the findings here on the blog. There are a lot of parts and pieces to the research, so I’ll be adding them as posts over the coming weeks. I also hope to create a version of the full presentation to post in a few weeks, so keep an eye out for that!
Today I’ll share with you Appendix B – which is just a basic chronology of events for each house. You can take a look at the full appendix below, but here’s a snapshot of 811 South Cathedral Place’s major events over the years:
Pickrell-Alsop House, 811 South Cathedral Place
1889, Jul 29 John C. Shafer took out $4,500 Mutual Assurance Coverage on unit under policy #24225; Construction was in process, property owned by John C. Shafer
1889 – 1900+ Pickrell family resided
1890, Dec 16 Joint deed with 813 Floyd Avenue made as bond towards repaying of a $10,000 debt; Legh R. Page and George Christian appointed trustees
1895, Mar 24 John C. Shafer, property owner, died
1903, Apr 9 James A. Moncure, administrator of the Shafer estate transferred property by deed to Boswell Alsop for $8,500
1903, Jun 4 Cornerstone laid for foundation of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Continue reading “A chronology of events”
I’ve come across some helpful old maps of the Richmond region detailing our property. The Library of Congress’s American Memory collection features a F.W. Beers Atlas from 1876. In section J, you can zoom in and get a great look at the area prior to development of the row, but you can see that it … Continue reading Period maps show our property
Click here for a link to an online gallery of the exterior and interior of our row, as well as the surrounding area and landmarks. Also, below is a link to a google map! View Larger Map Continue reading Project Photo Gallery