Oakland (Montpelier, Virginia)

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Oakland (Montpelier, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Oakland (Montpelier, Virginia)
Location N of Montpelier, near Montpelier, Virginia
Coordinates 37°52′30″N 77°39′49″W / 37.87500°N 77.66361°W / 37.87500; -77.66361Coordinates: 37°52′30″N 77°39′49″W / 37.87500°N 77.66361°W / 37.87500; -77.66361
Area 145 acres (59 ha)
Built 1898 (1898)
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 74002123[1]
VLR # 042-0024
Significant dates
Added to NRHP July 30, 1974
Designated VLR February 19, 1974[2]

Oakland is a historic home located near Montpelier, Hanover County, Virginia. It was built in 1898-1846, and is a 1 1/2-story, three bay, frame farmhouse, with a 2 1/2-story, three bay by five bay, rambling wing. It was built on the foundations of a house built in 1812 that was destroyed by fire. Also on the property are a contributing smokehouse and office. Oakland was the home and birthplace of the Virginia novelist, Thomas Nelson Page.[3]

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


  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 (January 1974). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Oakland". Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo