loudoun county, va – september 20, 2016 – owners of selma mansion, sharon d. virts and scott f. miller, today announced their restoration project – selma mansion rebirth — has been awarded a 2016 community blue ribbon by the loudoun county joint architectural review board (jarb).
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in july 2016, we dug a temporary swale until the engineers finished the plans for a more permanent solution of grading, retaining walls, cisterns, and restoration of natural plantings to slow down, redirect, and “drink” the storm water.
Saving Selma: Historic Manor Poised for Rebirth After
what has buoyed virts and miller is the enormous amount of recent interest in the house—including a growing number of followers of a newly created facebook page, “selma mansion rebirth,” as well as preservationists and those who had attended events there. “so many people have contacted us to say they want to help,” miller said.
Selma Mansion Historic Rebirth: The Passion of Sharon
after more than a century of opulence, the structure had fallen into disrepair until being purchased in 2016 by sharon d. virts and scott f. miller. together, they launched the selma mansion rebirth, and the 100 fans gathered sept. 24 were the top “friends” of that rebirth’s facebook page.
After Saving Selma, Virts Boosts Land Trust’s Preservation
some of the first guests to the selma mansion in years pose for a photo monday. they gathered at the soon-to-be-restored house to celebrate the new sharon d. virts foundation’s first donation, a $10,000 grant to the land trust of virginia.
editor’s note: as of spring 2016, the selma plantation is undergoing renovations and currently stands on private property. visiting without express permission from the owners is not permitted. nestled at the foot of catocin mountain in loudoun county near leesburg, the selma plantation mansion has