Boydton Historic District

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Boydton Historic District
Boydton Baptist Church - panoramio.jpg
Boydton Baptist Church
Boydton Historic District is located in Virginia
Boydton Historic District
Boydton Historic District is located in the US
Boydton Historic District
Location Roughly the Boydton corporate limits except for section including and NW of VA 58, Boydton, Virginia
Coordinates 36°39′59″N 78°23′22″W / 36.66639°N 78.38944°W / 36.66639; -78.38944Coordinates: 36°39′59″N 78°23′22″W / 36.66639°N 78.38944°W / 36.66639; -78.38944
Area 254 acres (103 ha)
Built 1764 (1764)
Architect Mills, Matthew; et al.
Architectural style Early Republic, Mid 19th Century Revival
NRHP Reference # 02000511[1]
VLR # 173-5001
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 16, 2002
Designated VLR March 14, 2001[2]

The Boydton Historic District is a national historic district located at Boydton, Mecklenburg County, Virginia. It encompasses 199 contributing buildings, 6 contributing sites, 6 contributing structure, and 2 contributing objects in the central business district and surrounding residential areas of the town of Boydton. Notable buildings include the municipal building (1905), the old jail (1870), the Beales, Bedinger, and Gregory, Inc. car dealership building (1918), Washington Tavern, Williams and Goode Bank (1908), Boydton Department Store (1935), Mecklenburg County Building Department (1949), Southside Regional Library (1939), Presbyterian Meeting House (1819), Saint James Episcopal Church (1840-1841), Boydton Baptist Church, Trinity Episcopal Church (1890s), "Cedar Crest" (1825), and "On the Hill" (1920), which was separately listed in 2015. Also located in the district and separately listed are the Boyd's Tavern and Mecklenburg County Courthouse.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Edna Johnston & Kathryn Gettinqs Smith (September 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Boydton Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying two photos and Accompanying map