Brooklyn Store and Post Office

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Brooklyn Store and Post Office
Brooklyn Store and Post Office.jpg
Front and western side
Brooklyn Store and Post Office is located in Virginia
Brooklyn Store and Post Office
Brooklyn Store and Post Office is located in the US
Brooklyn Store and Post Office
Location Northern side of River Road, 0.1 mile west of its junction with Jeremy Creek Road, at Brooklyn, Virginia
Coordinates 36°40′37″N 79°9′4″W / 36.67694°N 79.15111°W / 36.67694; -79.15111Coordinates: 36°40′37″N 79°9′4″W / 36.67694°N 79.15111°W / 36.67694; -79.15111
Area 0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built 1850 (1850)
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 95001557[1]
VLR # 041-0007
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 22, 1996
Designated VLR October 18, 1995[2]

Brooklyn Store and Post Office is a historic country store and post office located at Brooklyn, Halifax County, Virginia. It was built about 1850, and is a two-story, frame building. It features a Greek Revival pedimented front gable with its flush-board tympanum. The store operated in conjunction with the nearby Brooklyn Tobacco Factory, serving the small community of Brooklyn and surrounding farms. The store and post office remained in operation until 1903.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[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. ^ J. Daniel Pezzoni (August 1995). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Brooklyn Store and Post Office" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo