|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 Roanoke’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|
Mayer Post Card Co.
|Collection||History Museum of Western Virginia|
|Number of images||2|
|Extent of Description||1-postcard, 3 1/2" x 5 1/2"|