National Geographic : 1942 May
© National Geographic Society Many a Courtly Cavalier Passed through This Portal The door to Westover is a door to colonial romance and history, for this is the ancestral home of a famous Virginia family. William Byrd II built the house in 1730. Here lived his charming daughter, Evelyn, celebrated for her beauty in the Colonies and in England. The present owner is Mrs. Richard Crane. ORoaacnromes by K.Anthony Stewart Thomas Jefferson Designed This Serpentine Wall On the University of Virginia campus atCharlottesville, itcombines charm and economy. Because of the undulations, thewall issturdy even though it is only one brick thick. Jefferson founded the University, selected itsfaculty, mapped its curriculum, and planned itsbuildings.