Reid Street
Chatham, Virginia

Edited by Henry Mitchell.

East Side


Reid Street

Brick sidewalk on the east side of Reid Street, looking north (9/2006). In Chatham's earlier days, Reid Street was the entrance to the town from the south. (The present 100 block of South Main Street did not exist because of a ravine at that location.) Traffic into town turned left just beyond 102 Reid Street, passing between the present lots occupied by the U. S. Post Office and the Powell Hotel / Waterford building, then turning right onto Main Street.



25 Reid Street

25 Reid Street (9/2006). This was the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cam Whitehead.



Reid Street

Old Tavern Apartments (9/2006).



107 Reid Street

107 Reid Street (9/2006).



111 Reid Street

111 Reid Street (9/2006).



117 Reid Street

117 Reid Street (9/2006). The Reid-Bruning house is Chatham's largest dwelling. (See “Mighty-Neighborly House.”)



121 Reid Street

121 Reid Street (9/2006).



125 Reid Street

125 Reid Street (9/2006). The “Fairytale Cottage” was built in 1851 in the Gothic Revival style by Prof. Griffith D. Neal.



135 Reid Street

135 Reid Street (9/2006). This is the home of Judge and Mrs. Samuel Hairston.



141 Reid Street

141 Reid Street (9/2006). This was the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Scott, Sr.



Reid Street

Corinth Christian Church (9/2006).



West Side


102 Reid Street

102 Reid Street (9/2006). In the early 1900's this was the photography studio of R. L. Dearing. The upstairs portrait room had a large skylight on the north-facing slope of the roof, for the purpose of indirect lighting.



104 Reid Street

104 Reid Street (9/2006).



Reid Street

Farm Bureau building (9/2006).



114 Reid Street

114 Reid Street (9/2006).



118 Reid Street

118 Reid Street (9/2006).



122 Reid Street

122 Reid Street (9/2006).



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