Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The Holland House

I enjoy living in Suffolk, Virginia. I like the old buildings, the small town feel, the ability to go places without getting into a ton of traffic. I've been living here 3 1/2 years now and one of my favorite building is a yellow square three story with an interesting roof.

I didn't know anything about this building until I went on a bus tour of Suffolk, provided by the Visitor's Center. This house was built in 1885 for Edward Everett Holland. 

Mr. Holland was mayor of Suffolk from 1885-1887. In 1908 he was elected state senator and in 1911 became a U. S. Representative in Congress. He died in 1941. And, the house was added to the National Register of Historical Places in 1985. 

Linking to Mersad's My Town Shootout

(some of above was taken from Wikipedia, some from city bus tour. I took the pictures.)


  1. What a very interesting house!
    Hope you are having a wonderful week!

  2. Wouldn't it be great to be able to actually tour the house? Going on house tours is something I just love to do!!

  3. I forgot this week! :-( Well, next time. I'm so glad you posted this house.

  4. what a sweet place, you photographed it beautifully!!!

  5. Going on house tours is something I just love to do!!



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