Broad Run–Little Georgetown Rural Historic District

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Broad Run–Little Georgetown Rural Historic District
BROAD RUN-LITTLE GEORGETOWN RURAL HISTORIC DISTRICT, FAUQUIER COUNTY, VA.jpg
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Broad Run–Little Georgetown Rural Historic District is located in Northern Virginia
Broad Run–Little Georgetown Rural Historic District
Broad Run–Little Georgetown Rural Historic District is located in Virginia
Broad Run–Little Georgetown Rural Historic District
Broad Run–Little Georgetown Rural Historic District is located in the United States
Broad Run–Little Georgetown Rural Historic District
LocationRoughly bounded by The Plains, Bull Run Mountains, John Marshall Hwy., Bust Head Rd., and Hopewell Rd., near Broad Run, Virginia
Coordinates38°51′4″N 77°44′17″W / 38.85111°N 77.73806°W / 38.85111; -77.73806Coordinates: 38°51′4″N 77°44′17″W / 38.85111°N 77.73806°W / 38.85111; -77.73806
Area9,500 acres (3,800 ha)
NRHP reference #16000205[1]
Added to NRHPApril 21, 2016

The Broad Run–Little Georgetown Rural Historic District encompasses a large rural landscape in northeastern Fauquier County, Virginia, and a small portion of neighboring Prince William County, Virginia. The district covers about 9,500 acres (3,800 ha) of rolling hills, that has an agricultural history dating to the 18th century. It is roughly divided by the John Marshall Highway (Virginia State Route 55), and is bounded on the west by The Plains, the east by the Bull Run Mountains, and the south by Pignut Mountain.[2]

The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016.[1] It includes two individually listed properties: Heflin's Store, and the Beverley Mill.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  2. ^ a b "Draft nomination for Broad Run–Little Georgetown Rural Historic District" (PDF). Virginia DHR. Retrieved 2016-05-05.