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Education: Harvard University
Lived: Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Glen Burnie House, 901 Amherst St, Winchester, VA 22601, USA (39.18539, -78.17989)
Rose Hill Farm, 1985 Jones Rd, Winchester, VA 22602, USA (39.15096, -78.21673)
Buried: Nowata Memorial Cemetery, Nowata, Nowata County, Oklahoma, USA

The oldest portions of the Glen Burnie House were built in 1794 and 1797. Descendant of Winchester founder James Wood, Julian Wood Glass Jr., preserved and renovated the home from 1958 to 1959. He and his partner R. Lee Taylor then transformed the home into a country retreat surrounded by acres of formal gardens and furnished with extensive and opulent decorative arts.
Address: 901 Amherst St, Winchester, VA 22601, USA (39.18539, -78.17989)
Type: Museum (open to public)
Phone: +1 540-662-1473
National Register of Historic Places: 79003305, 1979
Place
The Glen Burnie Historic House traces its history to surveyor James Wood (died in 1759), who settled this land in the early XVIII century and donated portions of his land to establish the city of Winchester, Virginia in 1744. His son Robert Wood constructed the central portion of the Glen Burnie Historic House in the 1790s. The house’s ownership passed through several generations of Wood and then Glass families until Julian Wood Glass Jr. (February 7, 1910–February 27, 1992), acquired it in 1955. Julian Wood Glass Jr. was the last descendent of James Wood to live in the Glen Burnie Historic House. Beginning in 1959, and aided by R. Lee Taylor (1924–2000), Glass transformed the house into a country estate, and fashioned the Glen Burnie Gardens. Glass created the Glass-Glen Burnie Foundation prior to his death in 1992, and entrusted the Foundation to open the site to the public as a museum. The Glen Burnie Historic House & Gardens opened to the public in 1998. Today, the house is presented as it was furnished by Julian Wood Glass Jr. The interior of the house is decorated with fine furniture, decorative arts, and paintings from such artists as Pompeo Batoni, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Martin Johnson Heade, Rembrandt Peale, Severin Roesen, and George Romney. Other objects include a tall case-clock by Goldsmith Chandlee, constructed circa 1795 and the largest collection of works by the Winchester artist Edward Caledon Bruce (1825–1900). Docent-led tours of the house are offered from March through November. The Julian Wood Glass Jr. Gallery presents the private collection of one of the most significant collectors in the Valley. On display in the Julian Wood Glass Jr. Gallery are paintings and drawings by such recognized artists as William Merritt Chase, John Constable, John Singleton Copley, Jasper Francis Cropsey, Thomas Gainsborough, Francesco Guardi, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Gilbert Stuart, and James Whistler; as well as fine examples of 18th and 19th century European furniture and American Federal-period furniture from the shop of John and Thomas Seymour. The R. Lee Taylor Miniatures Gallery presents an outstanding collection of furnished miniature houses and rooms by R. Lee Taylor, who worked with Julian Wood Glass Jr. to create the Glen Burnie Gardens. At the time of his death, Taylor had assembled fourteen completely furnished rooms and houses. On display are five houses and four rooms by R. Lee Taylor showcaseing the work of more than seventy-five miniatures artisans. Also on display are four shadowboxes by the late Valley miniatures artist William P. Massey, who created his work between the 1930s to 1940s.
Who: Julian Wood Glass Jr. (February 7, 1910–February 27, 1992) and R. Lee Taylor (1924–2000)
The Glen Burnie House sits on land that Winchester-founder James Wood settled in 1735. Wood’s son Robert built the oldest portions of the house in 1793 and 1794. Descendant Julian Wood Glass Jr. (1910–1992) became the house’s sole owner in the 1950s; with partner R. Lee Taylor (1924–2000), he transformed the Glen Burnie House into a country retreat surrounded by acres of formal gardens featuring fountains, sculptures, and intimate garden rooms. After Glass’s death, the house and gardens opened to the public in 1997. The house underwent an extensive, three-year preservation and renovation project from 2011 to 2014 and reopened with a new visitor experience. Interpretive panels in the house show visitors archival images of people who have lived in Glen Burnie over the generations and a fully furnished miniature model of the Glen Burnie House provides visitors with an exacting look at how Glass and Taylor furnished the house as their private residence. Added to Glen Burnie in 1959, the drawing room features three crystal chandeliers and provides the perfect setting for the Glen Burnie Salon Series.



Queer Places, Vol. 1 edited by Elisa Rolle
ISBN-13: 978-1532901904
ISBN-10: 1532901909
Release Date: July 24, 2016
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Rose Hill Farm is a historic home and farm located near Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia.
Address: 1985 Jones Rd, Winchester, VA 22602, USA (39.15096, -78.21673)
Type: Museum (open to public)
National Register of Historic Places: 97000149, 1996
Place
Rose Hill Farm is a vernacular Federal style, 2 1/2-story brick and stucco structure built about 1819. The earliest section was built about 1797, and began as a three-room-plan, 1 1/2-story, log structure built upon a limestone foundation. About 1850, the house was enhanced with vernacular Greek Revival-style elements. Also on the property are a contributing summer kitchen (c. 1862), cistern (date unknown), corn crib (date unknown), and barn (c.1850–1860).
Life
Who: Julian Wood Glass Jr. (February 7, 1910–February 27, 1992) and R. Lee Taylor (1924–2000)
Julian Wood Glass, Jr, was a oilman, philanthropist and Tulsa Opera board member. He died at 82 years old in New York City. He owned his ancestral homes, Glen Burnie and Rose Hill in Winchester, Va., which he restored. He was chairman and director of Panhandle Producing Co. of San Antonio, Texas; director of Pinto Well Servicing, Paladin Pipe Line Co., and Reliance Development Co., and president and director of North Star Petroleum Co. A native of Little Rock, Ark., Glass was the son of Julian Wood Glass Sr., a Nowata attorney and financier, and Eva Payne Glass. He was a lifelong member of Nowata's First Presbyterian Church, supporter of many Nowata organizations including the hospital, library, Chamber of Commerce and 4-H. Glass was also a longtime supporter of the Tulsa Opera, the Tulsa Philharmonic and the Tulsa Ballet. He was a member of the Tulsa Club and Southern Hills Country Club. In New York, he was a member of the Metropolitan Opera Club, Metropolitan Opera Golden Horseshoe, River Club and Metropolitan Club. He traveled often to Europe where he had a home in England. He was buried in the family mausoleum in Nowata Memorial Park Cemetery.



Queer Places, Vol. 1 edited by Elisa Rolle
ISBN-13: 978-1532901904
ISBN-10: 1532901909
Release Date: July 24, 2016
CreateSpace Store: https://www.createspace.com/6228297
Amazon (print): http://www.amazon.com/dp/1532901909/?tag=elimyrevandra-20
Amazon (kindle): http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01IZ1BU9K/?tag=elimyrevandra-20

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