Green Spring Farm, Fairfax County, Virginia
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Green Spring Farm, Fairfax County, Virginia

By Nan Netherton, Ross De Witt Netherton
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Table of Contents
  • GREEN SPRING FARM
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • PREFACE
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • HISTORICAL NOTES
    • I. GENTLEMAN FREEHOLDERS: THE MOSS FAMILY (1770-1835)
      • AGRICULTURE IN COLONIAL VIRGINIA
      • THE MOSS FAMILY AS FARMERS
      • GREEN SPRING FARM AND THE TURNPIKE ROAD
      • THE MIDCENTURY YEARS. 1840-1880
      • I. GENTLEMEN FREEHOLDERS: THE MOSS FAMILY (1770-1835)
    • AGRICULTURE IN COLONIAL VIRGINIA
    • THE MOSS FAMILY AS FARMERS
    • GREEN SPRING FARM AND THE TURNPIKE ROAD
    • THE MIDCENTURY YEARS. 1840-1880
    • I. GENTLEMEN FREEHOLDERS: THE MOSS FAMILY (1770-1835)
    • II. ORCHARD AND DAIRY: FOUNTAIN BEATTIE (1878-1917)
      • NORTHERN VIRGINIA’S AGRICULTURE IN THE 1870’S
      • MOSBY’S LIEUTENANT
      • ORCHARD AND DAIRY.
      • POLITICS AND PUBLIC SERVICE
      • GREEN SPRING FARM AND ANNANDALE
      • II. ORCHARD AND DAIRY: FOUNTAIN BEATTIE (1878-1917)
    • NORTHERN VIRGINIA’S AGRICULTURE IN THE 1870’S
    • MOSBY’S LIEUTENANT
    • ORCHARD AND DAIRY.
    • POLITICS AND PUBLIC SERVICE
    • GREEN SPRING FARM AND ANNANDALE
    • II. ORCHARD AND DAIRY: FOUNTAIN BEATTIE (1878-1917)
    • III. THE END OF THE FARMING ERA: MICHAEL STRAIGHT (1942-1969)
      • III. THE END OF THE FARMING ERA: MICHAEL STRAIGHT (1942-1969)
    • III. THE END OF THE FARMING ERA: MICHAEL STRAIGHT (1942-1969)
  • ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY AND DESCRIPTION: THE MANSION HOUSE
    • GENERAL SETTING
    • HOUSE SITE
    • GENERAL ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN AND HISTORY
    • TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION—EXTERIOR.
    • TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION—INTERIOR.
    • ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY AND DESCRIPTION: THE MANSION HOUSE
  • ASSOCIATED BUILDINGS
    • I. THE TOBEY HOUSE
      • HISTORY
      • GENERAL SETTING AND SITE OF THE HOUSE
      • ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN
      • EXTERIOR FEATURES
      • ENCLOSURES
      • LANDSCAPING
      • INTERIOR FEATURES
    • HISTORY
    • GENERAL SETTING AND SITE OF THE HOUSE
    • ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN
    • EXTERIOR FEATURES
    • ENCLOSURES
    • LANDSCAPING
    • INTERIOR FEATURES
    • II. THE BARN
    • III. THE LOG CABIN
    • IV. THE SPRING HOUSE
      • HISTORY
      • EXTERIOR
    • HISTORY
    • EXTERIOR
    • ASSOCIATED BUILDINGS
      • I. THE TOBEY HOUSE
      • III. THE LOG CABIN
      • IV. THE SPRING HOUSE
    • I. THE TOBEY HOUSE
    • III. THE LOG CABIN
    • IV. THE SPRING HOUSE
  • APPENDIX A
    • COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA County of Fairfax HISTORIC LANDMARKS SURVEY
  • APPENDIX B
    • GREEN SPRING FARM HISTORY OF OWNERSHIP
  • APPENDIX C
    • WILL OF JOHN MOSS, 1809
  • APPENDIX D
    • SALES ACCOUNT OF THE PERSONAL ESTATE OF WILLIAM MOSS—1835
      • FURNITURE
      • HOUSEHOLD FURNISHINGS
      • PICTURES, BOOKS AND PAPERS
      • NEGROES
      • FARM PRODUCE
      • ANIMALS
      • TOOLS, FARM EQUIPMENT AND IMPLEMENTS OF HUSBANDRY
    • FURNITURE
    • HOUSEHOLD FURNISHINGS
    • PICTURES, BOOKS AND PAPERS
    • NEGROES
    • FARM PRODUCE
    • ANIMALS
    • TOOLS, FARM EQUIPMENT AND IMPLEMENTS OF HUSBANDRY
  • APPENDIX E
  • Appendix F
    • Fairfax County (Va.) Will Book T-1, page 223:
  • APPENDIX G
    • A Visit from Mr. Polevoy
    • Editors’ Note:
  • LIST OF SOURCE MATERIALS
    • BOOKS
    • ARTICLES
    • OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT RECORDS AND REPORTS
    • NEWSPAPER
    • MANUSCRIPTS
    • MISCELLANEOUS
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