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1924 Rivermont Ave




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Address:
1924


Property Name:
Richard D. Apperson House


Date Built:
1901


Architect:
Edward G. Frye


Contractor:
N/A


Function:
Multi-Family


Style & Architectural Description:
Queen Anne. Tall, 2 1/2-story, 3-bay hip-roofed, stone and frame house with projecting gable-roofed bays on the east and west. Corner tower on the southeast has truncated conical roof. Porte-cochere is on the east.


Owners:
1901-1950 Unknown 1950-1954 A. F. Young 1954-1965 Alfred F. Young Estate 1965-1967 W. Henry & Bonnie G. Gheatham 1967-1975 W. Henry Cheatham 1975 W. Henry & Ann Rowe Cheatham 1975-1985 Ann Rowe Cheatham 1985-Present Thomas Philip & Virginia Anne Nelson


Anecdotal Information:
Built for R. D. Apperson, one of the founders of the Rivermont Land Company and a leader of the community. Apperson was president of the Lynchburg Traction and Light Company, as well as streetcar companies in Roanoke and Montgomery, Alabama. Built in 1901, its designer is not known, although possibly Edward G. Frye or J. M. B. Lewis. House has lost some of its original appearance.




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