Newsome, J. Thomas, House (NRIS 90001831)
2803 Oak Ave.,
Newport News (Independent City),
VA. County/parish: Newport News.
1 contributing building.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
December 19, 1990.
- J. Thomas Newsome House
- J. Thomas Newsome House is a historic home located at Newport News, Virginia. It was built in 1898, and is a 2 1/2-story, seven bay, asymmetrical, frame Queen Anne style dwelling. It features a steeply pitched irregularly composed roof, three sided bay, front Palladian window, and corner tower. From 1906 until 1942, it was the residence of J. Thomas Newsome (1869–1942), an African-American attorney and journalist. The house is open to the public. (read more...)
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