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Bassett Hall, the Williamsburg home of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

Bland Blackford

Bassett Hall, the Williamsburg home of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

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Published by Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Williamsburg, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Williamsburg (Va.)
    • Subjects:
    • Rockefeller, John D. 1874-1960 -- Homes and haunts -- Virginia -- Williamsburg.,
    • Bassett Hall (Williamsburg, Va.),
    • Williamsburg (Va.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBland Blackford, Burke Davis, Patricia A. Hurdle.
      ContributionsDavis, Burke, 1913-, Hurdle, Patricia A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF234.W7 B53 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination43 p. :
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2855124M
      ISBN 100879351071
      LC Control Number84017600


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adapted for their Williamsburg home in the 's. Reservations are available at. BASSETT HALL was the home of John D. Rockefeller, jr, when in Williamsburg (the guy had a bunch of bigger houses elsewhere). Rockefeller restored the hamlet of Williamsburg making it Colonial Williamsburg over a period of more than 30 years Jr.

book at a personal cost to him of $million. Williamsburg remained the state capitol for 80 years after which the capitol moved to Richmond. Restoration of Williamsburg was begun in by John D.

Rockefeller, Jr. Eighty-eight original structures were preserved and 50 major buildings and many smaller buildings were.

One new attraction for many visitors is Bassett Hall, the surprisingly modest Eighteenth Century white frame house on acres that Mr and Mrs John D. Rockefeller, Jr, occupied while they oversaw restoration of in the s and 40s.

Williamsburg, Va.: Colonial Williamsburg, Distributed by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Appomattox: Closing Struggle of the Civil War. New York, NY: Harper & Row, Bassett Hall: The Williamsburg Home of Mr. and Mrs. John D.

Rockefeller, Jr. [With Bland Blackford and Patricia A. Hurdle]. NC Literary Hall of Fame • c/o North. Williamsburg, the more than fifty Friends who had signed up were able to tour Bassett Hall, the Williamsburg home of Mr.

& Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Participants took the opportunity to learn how the benefactors of both Colonial Williamsburg and Bruton Parish Church lived during their frequent visits here, one of the places.

The Williamsburg Inn is now a 5 Diamond property. Regarded among the world's great hotels, the Williamsburg Inn in Williamsburg, Virginia, is the crown jewel of Colonial Williamsburg hotels.

As directed by Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller Jr. the Williamsburg Inn hotel is. afterMrs. Rockefeller’s interest in the collection and its Williamsburg exhibits continued until her death in She also furnished Bassett Hall, the Rockefellers’ Williamsburg home (Fig.

9) with a variety of folk art pieces—chiefly chalk ware, weather vanes, children’s portraits, theorems, and memorial pictures. Folk art. Burke Davis Special Collections Room Jackson Library 2nd Floor y, Ma The Williamsburg Home of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. [With Bland Blackford and Patricia A.

Hurdle]. Wil- His first book for young readers was Roberta E. Lee (), about a rabbit who. In MarchThe Magazine, Antiques carried the announcement that Mrs.

Rockefeller’s folk art collection would soon be housed in its own museum building adjacent to Williamsburg’s historic area and that the museum would be built and maintained through funds provided by John D. Rockefeller Jr. Rockefeller’s support enabled Colonial.

We also have Bassett Hall, the home John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller lived in while they were here in Williamsburg. It was one of their part-time homes. It’s furnished with the historical collections Mr. and Mrs. Rockefeller personally owned, which includes some 20th-century things.

In John D. Rockefeller, Jr., came to Williamsburg at the invitation of Dr. W.A.R. Goodwin, who had been responsible for the restoration of Bruton Paris[h] Church, of which he was rector, and of the Wythe House.

Rockefeller was enthusiastic over Dr. Goodwin's plan for restoring the city to its eighteenth-century appearance. Kittinger Colonial Williamsburg WF Sideboard Age: Approx: 25 Years Old Details: Tapering Legs - Spade Feet 18 C.

design Federal Style Traditional Style Solid Brass Hardware Nice Later Model The original of this sideboard is from "Bassett Hall", the Williamsburg home of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. This reproduction is inspired by an English antique, circa Made of mahogany.

The estate is now the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rockefeller. Tazewell Hall gets its name from an owner who purchased it after it had been forfeited by John Randolph, the Tory, when he fled to England at the outset of the Revolutionary War. This John Randolph (who later returned and was buried in the College Chapel) was the last Attorney General.

The Official Website of Colonial Williamsburg: Explore the historical shops, homes and gardens of an early American community returned to its 18th-century.

Index to Volume LXII— Blackford, Bland: his Bassett Hall: The Williamsburg Home of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr., reviewed, Or tour Bassett Hall and learn how the Rockefeller family lived while they oversaw the original restoration of Colonial Williamsburg and later vacationed in town during the s and s.

Acquired inthese were among the last examples of folk art purchased by Mrs. Rockefeller. Artist unidentified, John Mix and Ruth Stanley Mix, Connecticut, probably Oil on canvas, /2 x /2 inches.

Gifts of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller. and Full text of "The Magazine Mary Baldwin College" See other formats. BASSETT HALL A two-story, 18thcentury frame house on acres near the colonial Capitol building, was the Williamsburg home of Mr.

and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller Jr. during the mids and s. First, we wanted to see Bassett Hall because of comments here on TA and since it is only open certain days, this morning was our only opportunity. Our guide, Ed, was the perfect Southern gentleman.

Glad we went – learned all about John D. Rockefeller, Jr.’s involvement in the restoration of CW. Thank you, Mr. Rockefeller. Then we headed to. Powell plans his day, reviews business and household finances, writes several letters, reads the Virginia Gazette and studies his architectural books.

Mrs. Powell, Hannah, and Rose, Mrs. Powell's personal slave, go to the market in town. Cate serves breakfast as soon as Mrs. Bassett Hall the home of John and Abby Rockefeller, right there in Williamsburg, about two blocks from our hotel.

In the Rockefellers (both of them born in ) bought this colonial house in the falling-apart, left-to-die-on-its-own, but still loved by tourists, town of Williamsburg. Bassett Hall the home of John and Abby Rockefeller, right there in Williamsburg, about two blocks from our hotel.

In the Rockefellers (both of them born in ) bought this colonial house in the falling-apart, left-to-die-on-its-own, but still loved by tourists, town of Williamsburg. Project Authorization Parking Area for King's Arms Tavern, Block 2 dated Aug On file in folder entitled "Block 2, Parking Area, " Department of Archives and Records, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Rockefeller, John D. Letter to A. Kendrew, dated In the Colonial Williamsburg area, there is one home decorated specifically in the colonial revival style.

Bassett Hall, located a block away from the Historic Area on Duke of Gloucester Street, was the home of the Rockefeller’s in the s and ‘40s. In he attended a Phi Beta Kappa dinner in New York, and there met for the first time John D.

Rockefeller, Jr. Hopefully, he turned his persuasive talents on full force, but Mr. Rockefeller was not interested: the family already had a sufficiently long string of.

The Williamsburg Inn was John D. Rockefeller, Jr.'s vision of luxury accomodations in Colonial was completed intaking about one year. With the success of Colonial Williamsburg, a acre living museum, visitors were beginning to.

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Slack, Jr., Janu The family founder, John D. Rockefeller Sr. was said to be worth $ billion dollars in today's money when he died inmaking him the richest man in history. Overtime, the family fortune has decreased, with the current members of the family being worth a.

Bassett Hall, an original building, was the in-town residence for Mr. and Mrs. Rockefeller off of Francis Street. After a fire inthe life tenants traded the house for a cottage next door. After the house was repaired inthe Rockefeller's moved in.

They stayed here every fall and spring for six weeks. Toggle navigation. Home; Topics. VIEW ALL TOPICS. The Office of the Messrs. Rockefeller (OMR) materials document the increasing role assumed by John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

in the management of Rockefeller affairs and amply document his business and philanthropic affairs. They also chronicle the entrance of JDR Jr.'s sons, John D. 3rd, Nelson A., Laurance S., Winthrop, and David, into the world of business, philanthropy, civic leadership, and.The first homeowners received this half-acre lot on Bayberry Lane from their mentor, John D.

Rockefeller, Jr. Built inthe original one-story dwelling, with white-washed bricks set in Flemish bond, was inspired by a home that won a design competition.Coleman-Wilson Papers,Cynthia Coleman marries Singleton Moorehead, fire at Bassett Hall, Ray ["Kippy"] Kimbrough born.

John D. Rockefeller's portrait painted courtesy of Williamsburg citizens, news of war from European.