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Gunston Hall

Gunston Hall was commissioned by George Mason IV in 1755 as the family seat for the Mason family in the area. The home is located in Northern Virginia roughly 25 miles south of Washington, DC along the Potomac River. George Mason hired William Buckland and William Bernard Sears to design and build Gunston Hall. Constructed in the Georgian style, Buckland and Sears created a building that has become a testament to such styles in the Viriginia area. The overall design of the home is remarkable simple: four main rooms on the first floor separated by one hallway, a basement for storage and heating equipment, and a second floor of bedrooms. (Gunston Hall Library & Archives)

Gunston Hall