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McChesney House

 File — Container: Box 2, Folder: 60

Scope and Contents

This folder contains a paper written for a fine arts class entitled, “The McChesney House.” The paper discusses John McChesney, his family and slaves, more specifically a slave named Maria, and her experiences and connection to strange occurrences in the area. It also discusses the Civil War and its effects on the McChesney family as well as structural information about and photographs of the house.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1995

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.


From the Collection: 1 Linear Feet (Two boxes each measuring 7inches. )

Language of Materials

From the Series: English

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA