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Barnes House

Barnes House, Dumfries, Virginia (38.609325, -77.357466)

Main House Felling Dates: Summer 1797, Spring 1797

The Barnes House is now sits at 5049 Waterway Drive, Dumfries, VA 22025 but was orginally located at 14823 Dumfries Road, Dumfries, VA. where it is now in the process of being renovated. The orginal structure is a hall-and-parlaor plan framed building.

Dendrochronological analysis has shown that the original structure was built in the summer of 1797 or shortly thereafter.

Worthington, M J and Seiter, J I 2015 “The Tree-Ring Dating of the Barnes House, Dumfries, Virginia”, unpublished Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory archive report 2015/09




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Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory

Michael Worthington
Jane Seiter, Ph.D

25 E. Montgomery St.
Baltimore, MD 21230