Appreciations and References

It Takes A Village

The Dunnington Mansion Foundation is forever grateful to all the wonderful contributors that have made this website a reality. Without their kindness, generosity and donation of time, this comprehensive history of Poplar Hill would have never been possible.

Historians/Archivists:

James (Jimmy) Hurt
Bob Flippen
Dr. Ray Gaskins
Benedict Chatelain

Former Owners:

 Nelson and Marsha Bolt

Others:

John Prengaman
Gary Hearn
David Boush - Woltz and Associates Realtors
Kristen Kirchen - Iron Dog Preservation, LLC
Kristen Laise - Executive Director, Belle Grove Plantation

The Dunnington Family - Great Grandchildren:

Frank Orgain
Kathryn
Goebel
Walter C. "Skip" Sprye Jr.
William "Buck" Sydnor II
Southard Shields Brumfield

Virginia Department of Historic Resources:

Marc Wagner
Quatro Hubbard
Randall Jones

Photographers:

Ryan Murtagh
Heather Beach
Bryan Sansivero

References:

Burrell, Charles Edward. "History of Prince Edward County, Virginia." p 320-21, 834

Bradshaw, Herbert Clarence. "History of Prince Edward County, Virginia." p 282, 834

The Farmville Herald. "Today and Yesterday in the Heart of Virginia." p251

Bradshaw, Herbert Clarence. "History of Farmville, Virginia 1798 - 1948 p 53, 227, 283, 292.

Dickinson, Sally Bruce. "Poplar Hill". Entire work.

Bruce, Phillip Alexander. "History of Virginia, Volume V". p 270

Covington, Edwina. "Prince Edward County Virginia Heritage Book 1754 - 2008". Copyright 2008 by County Heritage, Inc. and Prince Edward County Heritage Book Committee.

Library of Virginia: Virginia Chronicle  - digital newspaper archive.