By Kathryn Masson, with foreword by Calder Loth, introduction by Richard Guy Wilson and photography by Steven Brooke. ISBN-10: 0-8478-2861-1. Copyright 2006. Hardcover with 256 pages including 204 color photographs. From the Tidewater region of its Atlantic shore to the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia has some of the most architecturally rich, and perhaps the most historically important, homes in America. Founding Fathers George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, George Mason, John Marshall, and others, built their grand houses here, and as a result Virginia has some of the finest examples of classically inspired Colonial architecture in America today. This volume combines photographic tours with essays describing historic events and personalities associated with 20 of Virginia's distinguished homes.