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Yesteryears: The Shanty had a sturdy spot in local history

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Posted: Sunday, April 28, 2013 6:00 am

Whatever grandeur the house might have once held was mostly gone by the summer of 1938.

By then, the dwelling that fronted Park Street, sided on High Street and stood opposite Court Square had long been known as "the Shanty." What it might have lacked in polish and poise was more than made up for by its place in Albemarle County history.

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