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Camden, Rappahannock River, Port Royal, Caroline County, VA

Camden, Rappahannock River, Port Royal, Caroline County, VA

 
 
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Significance: Camden is one of the most complete and best-preserved Italianate country houses in America. Except for the elaborate upper stage of the tower, which was removed after damage by military action in 1863, Camden appears substantially today as it does in architect Starkwether's drawings, preserved in the house. Much original furniture including parlor carpet and draperies remain in situ.
Survey number: HABS VA-184
Building/structure dates: 1857 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1863 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: ca. 1960 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 69000228

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Starkwether, N G
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Port Royal38.17180, -77.19109
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