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Melchers, Gari, Home

Falmouth, Virginia
County of Stafford.
Off U.S. 1
National Register Number: 66000848
Resource type: District.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: VA-1 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: House and Studio Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 21, 1965):
From 1916 until his death, this two story frame house was the residence of Gari Melchers (1860-1932), distinguished landscape and portrait painter. Among Melchers' work are the murals, PEACE and WAR, which he completed for the Library of Congress.

Condition:
There are no immediate threats to the property.

New public event and collections storage facility completed in 2006 with the aid of $4 million in state capital funding.


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