3115 Rivermont Ave

  • Upper Rivermont
  • Education
Property Name
C. Raine Pettyjohn House/Randolph College President's House
Date Built
Clark & Crowe
J. P. Pettyjohn & Company
Single Family
Style & Architectural Description
Georgian Revival. 2 1/2-story, 5-bay hip-roofed, Georgian-style brick with 1-bay side porch and 5-bay gable/hip-roofed brick wing with garages and brick arcade. Entrance surround has Corinthian pilasters, classical entablature, archway with paneled reveals. Four chimneys like Shirley plantation. Porch has Corinthian columns. Rear facade has polygonal bays flanking an arched entrance. There is also a secondary structure: 1-story, 2-bay hip-roofed brick garage with louvered wooden cupola is attached to the house by a breezeway.
  • 1930-1982 C. Raine Pettyjohn
  • 1982-1983 Mildred H. Pettyjohn
  • 1983-2007 Randolph-Macon Woman's College
  • 2007-Present Randolph College 
Anecdotal Information
Serving as the Randolph-Macon Woman’s College/Randolph College President’s House since 1983, the house was once the residence of the Pettyjohn family, owners of the Pettyjohn Brothers Shoe Manufacturing Company.