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Greeking the Southside: Style and Meaning at James C. Bruce’s Berry Hill Plantation


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The house at Berry Hill plantation is a fine example of Greek Revival architecture in Virginia, and the classical tradition that dominated architecture in the South during the antebellum period. James C. Bruce, a wealthy financier and tobacco planter, deliberately designed the house in ways which displayed his wealth and power.
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