Walker Webb

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Walker Webb was the son of William C. Webb and Virginia Walker Webb, a couple who were one of the first residents of the Belmont-Carlton neighborhood after they purchased a lot at what is now 1001 Belmont Avenue in 1894.

Oral History

Webb gave a long interview to historian James H. Buck Jr. that recalled his childhood in Belmont. He can remember a time when President Teddy Roosevelt traveled through the area on horseback, either to Monticello or to his retreat in southern Albemarle. [1]


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References

  1. Web. Belmont - A History of a Neighborhood, James H. Buck Jr., Paper for James Kinard's Local History course, May 1980, retrieved July 28, 2014.