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[[Image:Image unavailable copy.jpg |thumb|right|Creasy House<p>Constructed: 1905</p><p>Named for: Boyd C. and Jackie H. Creasy</p><p>Demolished: 1976</p><p>[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=121+Richmond+Road,+Williamsburg,+VA&sll=37.271154,-76.707654&sspn=0.007804,0.013797&gl=us&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=121+Richmond+Rd,+Williamsburg,+Virginia+23185&ll=37.271201,-76.70783&spn=0.007804,0.013797&z=16 Map it for me]</p>]]
 
[[Image:Image unavailable copy.jpg |thumb|right|Creasy House<p>Constructed: 1905</p><p>Named for: Boyd C. and Jackie H. Creasy</p><p>Demolished: 1976</p><p>[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=121+Richmond+Road,+Williamsburg,+VA&sll=37.271154,-76.707654&sspn=0.007804,0.013797&gl=us&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=121+Richmond+Rd,+Williamsburg,+Virginia+23185&ll=37.271201,-76.70783&spn=0.007804,0.013797&z=16 Map it for me]</p>]]
The '''Creasy House''' at the [[College of William and Mary]] was located at 121 Richmond Road on the north side of the road, between Kappa [[Kappa Gamma]] (Lacy) at 111 Richmond Road and the [[Western Union Building]] at 125 Richmond Road. It was probably built in 1905 ([[Board of Visitors]], May 13, 1976, p.  105) and purchased in September 6, 1927 from Boyd C. and Jackie H. Creasy for $10. (1983.70 FP&C Razing of Houses; WMSBG. Deed Book 12-490, 9/6/1927) A 1927 article in ''[[The Flat Hat]]'' referenced that it was to be moved back even with the other houses on the block. (''The Flat Hat'', 10/8/1927, p. 5)  
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The '''Creasy House''' at the [[College of William and Mary]] was located at 121 Richmond Road on the north side of the road, between [[Kappa Kappa Gamma]] (Lacy) at 111 Richmond Road and the [[Western Union Building]] at 125 Richmond Road. It was probably built in 1905 ([[Board of Visitors]], May 13, 1976, p.  105) and purchased in September 6, 1927 from Boyd C. and Jackie H. Creasy for $10. (1983.70 FP&C Razing of Houses; WMSBG. Deed Book 12-490, 9/6/1927) A 1927 article in ''[[The Flat Hat]]'' referenced that it was to be moved back even with the other houses on the block. (''The Flat Hat'', 10/8/1927, p. 5)  
  
 
In th 1930s the house was rented out and it was torn down in 1976. (Board of Visitors, May  13,  1976, p.  105)
 
In th 1930s the house was rented out and it was torn down in 1976. (Board of Visitors, May  13,  1976, p.  105)

Revision as of 15:23, 13 August 2012

Creasy House

Constructed: 1905

Named for: Boyd C. and Jackie H. Creasy

Demolished: 1976

Map it for me

The Creasy House at the College of William and Mary was located at 121 Richmond Road on the north side of the road, between Kappa Kappa Gamma (Lacy) at 111 Richmond Road and the Western Union Building at 125 Richmond Road. It was probably built in 1905 (Board of Visitors, May 13, 1976, p. 105) and purchased in September 6, 1927 from Boyd C. and Jackie H. Creasy for $10. (1983.70 FP&C Razing of Houses; WMSBG. Deed Book 12-490, 9/6/1927) A 1927 article in The Flat Hat referenced that it was to be moved back even with the other houses on the block. (The Flat Hat, 10/8/1927, p. 5)

In th 1930s the house was rented out and it was torn down in 1976. (Board of Visitors, May 13, 1976, p. 105)

Photographs

  • P1983.70 Facilities Planning and Construction, Razing of Houses

References

  • University Archives Buildings File (2007), Creasy House, Earl Gregg Swem Library, The College of William and Mary.

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