5 contributing buildings.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places October 15, 1966.
Also known as:
Gari Melchers Home and Studio, also known as Belmont, is a National Historic Landmark and historic house museum at 224 Washington Street in Falmouth, Virginia. This much-altered 18th-century house was the home and studio of the popular American artist Gari Melchers (1860–1932) from 1916 until his death. It was given to the state of Virginia by his widow, and is now administered by the University of Mary Washington. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1965, commemorating Melchers' influential role in bringing American art to European attention.(read more...)
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National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/66000848