This Virginia Mansion Has A Chilling History That’s Continuing To Be Written Today
The Selma Mansion in Virginia has a rich history that continues to be written even today. We actually wrote about it before, but after sitting abandoned for many years, the restoration process is officially underway.
Selma was built around 1815 by Armistead Thomson Mason. Only 4 years later, Mason was killed in a duel by his own cousin over a political quarrel (glad we deal with arguments a little differently today!) and his son inherited the property. Many years later in the 1890s, a large portion was destroyed in a fire.
Selma was on the Most Endangered Historic Sites list for the last few years, and it appears that it’s finally going to be restored to at least some degree of its former self. You can read about its Rebirth and get updates here.