With its 70-foot turret rising high above the remnants of an old plantation, a grand Queen Anne mansion rests at the confluence of the Otter and Staunton rivers.

The circa-1901 house painted in a subdued French grey and forest green was the third Avoca mansion to rise on that spot after fires destroyed the prior homes.

Read more: Queen Anne mansion houses community history

Photojournalist at The News & Advance

Reach Taylor at (434) 385-5592 or tirby@newsadvance.com.

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