South Boston Walking Tour
30: 1304 North Main Street



The R. S. Barbour House - Large Queen Anne style residence with irregular building masses, multiple gables, corner turrets, bay windows, and wraparound porches. This house also shows a Colonial Revival influence with such details as cornices, fenestration, and porch columns.

Built in 1906 by R. S. Barbour, Sr. and designed by his wife Bessie Stovall Barbour - Mr.Barbour was the owner of Barbour Buggy Company. The Barbour family owned three factories in South Boston and was the largest employer in town. Mr. Barbour was president of the Anti-Saloon League of Virginia.


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