Mother of Counties
Lunenburg lies within the rolling terrain of the Piedmont (Southside) area of and is frequently referred to as the “Mother of Counties”. After being formed in 1746, Lunenburg went on to provide territory for the formation of nine other counties and hence, the title, “Mother of Counties.” Lunenburg is also historically known as “The Old Free State of Lunenburg,” a title from the beginning of the Civil War.
The abundance of red clay was beneficial for building, resulting in the historic courthouse and many of its pre-war homes and chimneys being constructed of hand-kilned bricks from native soil. The historic Lunenburg County Courthouse embodies the architectural characteristics of Thomas Jefferson. To learn more about this rich in history and peaceful area please visit the Lunenburg website here.
The Perfect Detail
Justin Mason Construction is a local Construction Contractor, Home Builder and Remodeler that would enjoy the opportunity to help you with your Lunenburg home building and home remodeling needs. We focus on New Homes, all forms of Home Remodeling and Additions, as well as Site Prep, Excavation and Framing.
The picture on top shows a stone fireplace with a recessed shadow box so that the TV will mount flush with the stone. The custom build mantle blends right in with the 2 bookshelves. In the next image, notice the raised roof brick ranch-style home. The quoin corners and bullnosed window sills add the perfect detail.