Mosby Heritage Area Tour
August 2006 photos/text courtesy of
Draper House, Built c. 1820
Ratcliffe-Allison House (Earp's)
This structure is the oldest house in the City. The eastern portion
was built by Richard Ratcliffe in 1812 to specifications of the original
lot sales in the Town of Providence (to become Fairfax in 1875), "at least
16-feet square with a brick or stone chimney."