George Divers House (Farmington Country Club)

Thomas Jefferson
c. 1785; 1802

The octagonal wing of this residence was designed by Thomas Jefferson for his friend George Divers. It features a portico with bull's-eye windows and was completed in 1802. "The original section, a typical late Georgian side-passage dwelling, probably was erected ca. 1785 after Divers purchased the property" (Loth 13).

The octagonal wing


Details of the portico


Views of the side

Work Cited:
Calder Loth, ed. The Virginia Landmarks Register. Fourth Edition. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1999.

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