Leesburg Historic District (Leesburg, Virginia)

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Leesburg Historic District
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Leesburg Historic District (Leesburg, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Leesburg Historic District (Leesburg, Virginia)
Location Area of the original town centered at jct. of U.S. 15 and VA 9 (original); Roughly bounded by North, Union Sts., Morven park Rd., and Harrison St. (increase); in Leesburg, Virginia
Coordinates 39°6′53″N 77°33′57″W / 39.11472°N 77.56583°W / 39.11472; -77.56583Coordinates: 39°6′53″N 77°33′57″W / 39.11472°N 77.56583°W / 39.11472; -77.56583
Built 1758 (original); 1757 (increase)
Architect French, Daniel, III; et al. (increase)
Architectural style Classical Revival, Greek Revival (original); Georgian, et al. (increase)
Governing body Local (original); Private (increase)
NRHP Reference # 70000807 and 02000531[1]
VLR # 253-0035
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 26, 1970 (original)
May 22, 2002 (increase)
Designated VLR December 2, 1969, December 5, 2001[2]

The Leesburg Historic District in Leesburg, Virginia is a historic district that includes Classical Revival, Greek Revival, and Georgian architecture and dates back to 1757. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 and its boundaries were increased in 2002.[1]

In 2004, the Victorian era Second Empire - Italianate influenced Carlheim Mansion and 16-acre (65,000 m2) grounds (aka "Paxton") were added as a non-contiguous part of the Leesburg Historic District. The property is held in private trust and became the home of the Margaret Paxton Memorial Learning and Resource Campus, which includes the Aurora School, in November 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 

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