Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Walker Armchair Returns!

You may recall the fanfare surrounding our acquisition of an 18th century armchair about two years ago. Visitors to Kenmore since then may also have seen that armchair, made here in Fredericksburg by William Walker Jr. around 1770, on display … Continue reading

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Reading Between the Lines

One of the most involved projects that we will be undertaking in the refurnishing of the Small Room is the effort to reconstruct Fielding Lewis’s library.  A list of titles appears at the beginning of the 1781 probate inventory.  All … Continue reading

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