Ice Cream Parlor

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Ice Cream Parlor

Constructed: circa 1905-1910

Acquired by the College: 1973

Renovated: 1976

Demolished: 1978

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The Ice Cream Parlor owned by the College of William and Mary was located at 261 Richmond Road. It was a two-story frame house, approximately 33' x'24', 22' x 18', 2000 sq. ft., constructed circa 1905-1910. It was the next house east of Thiemes House (303), Lot #19.

In 1973 the Ice Cream Parlor was purchased by William & Mary. (Board of Visitors, April 17, 1973, p. 459; May 18-18, 1973, p.8-9; Deed July 5, 1973 from Thomas D. Savage and Thomas W. Wood for Consolidated Land Register). In 1976 the building was to be repaired and used for temporary office space (Board of Visitors, May 13, 1976, p. 106). In 1978 the building was demolished (Acc. 1986.16 under Property--Consolidated Land Register).

Material in the Special Collections Research Center

References

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

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