South Boston Walking Tour
3: 1223 Fenton Street



Carpenter Gothic Style house built by W. D. Barbour in 1885 on land purchased from E. B. Jeffress. It is a Triple Front gabled house, complete with elaborate cornices and decorative woodwork adorning bay windows. Mr. Barbour was the brother of R. S. Barbour of Barbour Buggy Co. who operated a five and dime store on Main Street, and was mayor of South Boston.


The next stop - 1358 Jeffress Street
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