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Garden Party & Lecture on Georgian Architecture

Lexington Branch members enjoyed an indoor garden party – thanks to the rain – hosted by member Dave Perry-Miller on May 11.  Perry-Miller's home in Staunton, Waverly Hill, was built in 1929 in the Georgian Revival style.  Waverly Hill is on the National Register of Historic Places and is designated as a Virginia Historic Landmark.  Perry-Miller recently restored the home, with the assistance of architect Madison Spencer, of Madison Spencer Architects, who spoke to the group about the project.  Spencer traced the origins of Georgian Revival architecture beginning with the Greeks and Romans through the construction of Waverly Hill in 1929.  Despite the rain, members enjoyed the lecture, a delightful party, and lovely views of the grounds from inside the house. 


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