Photo, Print, Drawing Salona, 1214 Buchanan Street, McLean, Fairfax County, VA

[ Data Pages from Survey HALS VA-65  ]

About this Item

Title
Salona, 1214 Buchanan Street, McLean, Fairfax County, VA
Contributor Names
Historic American Landscapes Survey, creator
Lee, Henry, III
Madison, Dolley
Smoot, Jacob G
Smith, William
Smoot, Calder Gillian
DuVal, Clive
DuVal, Susan
Camp Griffin
Union Army
Stevens, Christopher M, transmitter
O'Day, James, historian
Created / Published
Documentation compiled after 2000
Subject Headings
-  plantations
-  plantation houses
-  estates
-  Georgian architectural elements
-  orchards
-  tennis courts
-  lawns
-  fields
-  forests
-  kitchen gardens
-  swimming pools
-  outbuildings
-  war (War of 1812)
-  war (Revolutionary War)
-  brick buildings
-  driveways
-  domestic life
-  war (Civil War)
-  Virginia -- Fairfax County -- Mclean
Latitude / Longitude
38.938167,-77.170934
Notes
-  2016 HALS Challenge Entry: Documenting National Register Listed Landscapes
-  Significance: Salona is a homestead and former plantation in McLean, Virginia with a significant cultural landscape. The "Langley Tract" was acquired by the Lee family through 17th century grants. Revolutionary War hero Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee III, who later served as a Virginia governor and congressman, owned Salona for a time. The brick home was built by the Lee family between 1790 and 1810. During the War of 1812, First Lady Dolley Madison sought refuge at Salona when British troops invaded Washington and burned the White House. Jacob G. Smoot bought the section of the estate with the house in 1845 and renamed it "Salona." Salona later served as Camp Griffin, a headquarters for the Union Army during the Civil War.
-  Survey number: HALS VA-65
-  Building/structure dates: 1790-1810 Initial Construction
-  Building/structure dates: 1845 Subsequent Work
-  Building/structure dates: 1952 Subsequent Work
-  National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 73002011
Medium
Data Page(s): 5
Call Number/Physical Location
HALS VA-65
Source Collection
Historic American Landscapes Survey (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Control Number
va2276
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
Online Format
pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Historic American Landscapes Survey, Creator, Henry Lee, Dolley Madison, Jacob G Smoot, William Smith, Calder Gillian Smoot, Clive Duval, et al. Salona,Buchanan Street, McLean, Fairfax County, VA. McLean Virginia Fairfax County, 2000. translateds by Stevens, Christopher Mmitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/va2276/.

APA citation style:

Historic American Landscapes Survey, C., Lee, H., Madison, D., Smoot, J. G., Smith, W., Smoot, C. G. [...] O'Day, J. (2000) Salona,Buchanan Street, McLean, Fairfax County, VA. McLean Virginia Fairfax County, 2000. Stevens, C. M., trans Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/va2276/.

MLA citation style:

Historic American Landscapes Survey, Creator, et al. Salona,Buchanan Street, McLean, Fairfax County, VA. trans by Stevens, Christopher Mmitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/va2276/>.

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