Mont Calm

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Mont Calm
Mont Calm is located in Virginia
Mont Calm
Location W of VA 75, Abingdon, Virginia
Coordinates 36°42′25″N 81°58′25″W / 36.70694°N 81.97361°W / 36.70694; -81.97361Coordinates: 36°42′25″N 81°58′25″W / 36.70694°N 81.97361°W / 36.70694; -81.97361
Area 18 acres (7.3 ha)
Built 1827 (1827)
Architectural style Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 74002148[1]
VLR # 140-0018
Significant dates
Added to NRHP July 18, 1974
Designated VLR January 15, 1974[2]

Mont Calm, also known as Montcalm, is a historic home located at Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia. It was built in 1827, and is a two-story, five-bay Federal style brick farmhouse. It measures 40 feet long and 30 feet wide and has a two-story addition dated to about 1905. The house sits on a limestone foundation and has a standing seam metal gable roof. The front facade features a shed roof porch supported by Tuscan order columns. It was the home of Virginia Governor David Campbell (1779–1859).[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (November 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Mont Calm". Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo