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Title Old J. B. Fishburne Home
Dates of Creation circa 1980
Scope & Content A color postcard of "Mountain View" , the residence of Junius B. Fishburn, located at 714 13th Street SW in Roanoke, Virginia. Junius Fishburn was one of Roanoke most respected citizens, known for his astute banking and publishing knowledge. Harrie H. Huggins, who was also known as one of Roanokeā€™s most prominent men, designed The Fishburn Home, which is known as Mountain View because it was built facing Mill Mountain. Mountain View was built in 1907 and Mr. Fishburn lived there until his death in 1955 (he is buried in Evergreen Cemetery). Today Mountain View is owned by the City of Roanoke and used by the Roanoke Park and Recreation and is known as the Mountain View Recreation Center.
Year Range from 1975
Year Range to 1985
Subjects Houses
Stone walls
Stonework
Lighting
Light fixtures
Columns
Drive ways
Sidewalks
Post cards
Balconies
Dormers
Gates
Trees
Architecture
Search Terms Roanoke, Virginia
Mayer Post Card Co.
People Fishburn, J.B.
Collection History Museum of Western Virginia
Imagefile 018\20072626.JPG
Number of images 2
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2007.26.26
Extent of Description 1-postcard, 3 1/2" x 5 1/2"