Written on the back of this photo is “Hattie Fleming, Green Mount, Sep. 26 1882”. It was taken in Washington D.C. It is rumored that she once had a 19” waist. This was probably with the aid of a corset, and certainly before having seven children. Betsy Rust, Sam Carter, Harriot J. Downman (“amere”)…… Continue reading Harriot Jane Downman Fleming
The above photo is of Minor S. Harris, Mike Harris, and Anne Cameron Fleming Harris, from one of the July 4, 1936 Green Mont shots. Anne Cameron Fleming Harris as remembered by Mike Harris, January 24, 2015. Mother , youngest of the Green Mont family , was born in 1904 at the tail end of the…… Continue reading Anne Cameron Fleming
The date of this picture is unknown. It was taken at a photo studio at 510 Fifth Avenue R. B. L. Fleming Jr. as remembered by Mike Harris, January 23, 2015. Our Grandfather was no doubt ecstatic to have a son and namesake, Richard Bland Lee Fleming Jr, after five daughters. Not that he didn’t love them…… Continue reading Richard Bland Lee Fleming Jr.
The photo above is Harriot on July 4, 1936 from a family portrait. Harriot Downman Fleming as remembered by Mike Harris, January 21, 2015. Harriot Downman Fleming , namesake of her mother, was perhaps the quietest and gentlest of the sisters. Like several, if not all the Fleming children, her formal education started at Green…… Continue reading Harriot Downman Fleming
The picture above shows Harriot F. ?(standing), Clarissa F, a friend, and Mary F. with Roberta F. in the foreground. This picture was taken c1910 on the porch of the Post Office/Telephone Exchange in The Plains, Virginia. Roberta Fleming as remembered by Mike Harris, January 2015 (in a note to Henry Rust, his nephew) Roberta…… Continue reading Roberta Downman Fleming
a portrait of Mary Elizabeth Lee Fleming c1904? Mary E. L. Fleming as remembered by Mike Harris, January 11, 2015 To put anything I may contribute into perspective for future readers; although I am in your parents generation I am much closer in age to Bertie than to WFRJr. Also, I was rarely around Green…… Continue reading Mary Elizabeth Lee Fleming & the Rusts
The picture is of Clarissa Fleming on Main St. in The Plains, Va. c1920 Clarissa Walton Fleming as remembered by Mike Harris, January 2015. Clarissa Walton Fleming , name sake of Clarissa Tilghman Walton Fleming, was possibly the most colorful of the Green Mont group. She may have been something of a tom boy growing up. Someone…… Continue reading Clarissa Walton Fleming
“Homewood” after 1991 remodel
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