Barns - John H Bowman Photos
Virginia - Rockbridge County

Virginia - Rockbridge County

Walnut Grove, aka McCormick Farm, is N of Lexington, VA, <1 mi NW of Steeles Tavern; founded by Robert McCormick, father of Cyrus, in 1822, Cyrus perfected mechanical reaper in log & stone shop here & demonstrated it in 1831; shop is next to older (before 1800), similar grist mill; now part of Virginia Tech's Agricultural Experiment Station, McCormick Farm named National Historic Landmark, 1964, & listed on National Register of Historic Places, 1966 (66000846); pond well N of mill & shop, & NE of barns across from mill & shop, seen here beyond pond

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