Gari Melchers Home

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Gari Melchers Home is located in Virginia
Gari Melchers Home
Location 226 Washington Street, Falmouth, Virginia
Coordinates 38°19′30.1″N 77°28′22.5″W / 38.325028°N 77.472917°W / 38.325028; -77.472917Coordinates: 38°19′30.1″N 77°28′22.5″W / 38.325028°N 77.472917°W / 38.325028; -77.472917
Built 1916
Architect John Dixon
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 66000848
VLR # 089-0022
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 15, 1966[2]
Designated NHLD December 21, 1965[3]
Designated VLR September 9, 1969[1]

The Gari Melchers Home, also known as Belmont, was the home and studio of American artist Gari Melchers (1860-1932) in Falmouth, Virginia. It is now a historic house museum administered by the University of Mary Washington.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1965.[3][4][5]

It is located at 226 Washington Street in Falmouth, off Route 1 in Stafford County, near Fredericksburg, Virginia.[4] It is located in the Falmouth Historic District.


  1. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  3. ^ a b "Gari Melchers Home". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  4. ^ a b Stephen Lissandrello (February 10, 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Belmont / Gari Melchers Home (Belmont)" (pdf). National Park Service.  and Accompanying one photo, exterior, c. 1960 PDF (32 KB)
  5. ^ Melvin, Frank S. (June 30, 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Gari Melchers Home / Belmont" (pdf). National Park Service. 

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