June 14, 2016

The Quarters at Blandy

At the State Arboretum in Boyce, Virginia
"This impressive brick structure is believed to have originally served as slaves' quarters for the Tuleyries, the private estate just to the west. The oldest part of the quarters, the east section, was probably built in the 1820s or 1830s."
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Link: Blandy Experimental Farm


  1. Quite the place Linda. There is a columnar boxwood, Grahams Blandy, I wonder if there is a connection. Thank for sharing this gem and I please hurry back.

    1. Yes. Graham Blandy is mentioned on the sign as the early owner of the estate.

  2. Lovely building, I love always going through a arboretum.

  3. Hello, it is a beautiful building. It looks well care for too. Great shots. Enjoy your day and the week ahead!

  4. Fascinating building & history! The brickwork is unusual in its Color.

  5. Strange to think that such a structure would have those kind of beginnings.

  6. A gorgeous building. Sad history, though.

  7. what a beautiful building...i've not heard of this place...pinning for a future trip!

  8. That is an impressive building.

  9. That's a beautiful building with a fascinating history.

  10. What a charm, dearest, precious Linda, you always leave me in awe whatever is the topic of your posts and the protagonist of your photos !

    I wish you a most wonderful remainder of your week ever, sending my dearest love to you

    xox Dany

  11. Great building and I particularly like your second photo.

    All the best Jan


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