is a 3.9 acre property located at 714 13th Street in the Mountain View neighborhood of Roanoke, Virginia. It was originally constructed in 1907 as a private residence for Junius B. Fishburn and was deeded by the family in 1955 to the City of Roanoke for use as a Parks and Recreation facility. In addition to the main house, the property includes three (3) additional structures: the greenhouse with adjoining garage, servants quarters, and the "chicken house".
is organized exclusively for charitable, educational, scientific, and literary purposes as a nonprofit tax-exempt charitable Foundation within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue code.
is to secure funding for the restoration and maintenance of Mountain View through sponsored fundraising activities; to promote awareness and advocacy of Mountain View; to provide visionary leadership in the overall coordination of restoration and preservation of Mountain View; and to preserve the legacy and heritage of the Junius B. Fishburn family.
A core group of dedicated volunteers serves as our founding Board of Directors. We're always looking for others who are willing to become a part of our organization and lend a hand! Feel free to contact us for more information.
Robert A. (Bob) Clement, President
Judith (Judy) Harrison, Vice President
Evelyn (Evie) Slone, Secretary
Robert H. (Rob) Logan, Treasurer
Mary Louise (Sissy) Kegley