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By Andrew Payne Realtor® Richmond VA Homes For Sale~804-938-5257~, Richmond, VA, Real Estate, SRES®, NAR Green
(Piedmont Real Estate)
Distinctive architecture can enhance fine colleges, buildings and homes.  The architecture at Hampden-Sydney College is no exception.  While taking a road trip last Saturday, I had the opportunity to enjoy many examples of Federal architecture that adorn the campus.   Often called America's first national style, Federal architecture enjoyed its heyday during 1780-1830.  According to Jackie Dishner's article on this architectural style in www.frontdoor.com, Federal architecture is known for five key elements: a front facade, columns, windows, steps and brick.     For example, curved steps with iron railing leading to the entry and brick are typical components of this style.  The University of Virginia also offers some famous examples of this architectural style admired by Thomas Jefferso...
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By Navona Hart, Selling the Best Properties in Central Virginia
(Century 21 Realty @ Home)
Hampden-Sydney College Offers General Stanley McChrystal - Speech - Plywood Leadership: Leading in the Post 9/11 World August 31, 2011 7:30 PM at Johns Auditorium   Hampden-Sydney College does a great job of bringing great speakers to the campus.  General Stanley McChrystal's speech is in conjunction of the dedication of the remodeled and expanded Wilson Center for Leadership in the Public Interest.  General Stanley A. McChrystal is the former commander of U.S.  and International Forces in Afghanistan.  General McChrystal is widely praised for creating a revolution in warfare that fused intelligence and operations.  A four-star general he is the former commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan and the former leader of Joint Special Operations Command, which oversees the ...
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By Navona Hart, Selling the Best Properties in Central Virginia
(Century 21 Realty @ Home)
Hampden-Sydney College Dedication of Wilson Center - Farmville Virginia Events 488 College Road Hampden-Sydney College Wednesday August 31, 2011 4 PM The Wilson Center for Leadership in the Public Interest will be holding its dedication ceremony on Wednesday August 31 at 4 PM.  The Wilson Center has recently undergone a face-lift and the building is beautiful.  The Wilson Center's mission is to prepare "men of character for lives of consequence".  The Wilson Center is named in honor Lieutenant General Samuel Vaughn Wilson-U. S. Army retired.  General Sam is a friend and a neighbor and his dedication to the men of Hampden-Sydney is evident through his works.  General Wilson was the 22nd President of Hampden-Sydney College and served from 1992 to 2000.  Upon retirement from his presidency...
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