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Wythe House

Williamsburg (Independent City), Virginia
County of Williamsburg (City).
West side of Palace Green
National Register Number: 70000866
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Certified Local Government: NO
This NHL offers public access.
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Current use/information: House Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - April 15, 1970):
From 1755 to 1791, this structure, one of Virginia's finest Georgian brick townhouse, with simple lines and excellent brickwork, was the home of George Wythe (1726-1806), signer of the Declaration of Independence, Mayor of Williamsburg, and first professor of law in an American college (William and Mary).

Colonial WilliamsburgÂ’s large in-house maintenance staff has specialized skills in the preservation/maintenance of historic structures. Two full-time architectural conservators oversee the maintenance activities and conduct condition assessments and conservation treatments on the structures.

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