Brown's Ferry (Drakes Corner, Virginia)
Brown's Ferry in April 2017. The house appears to have been demolished.
|Location||East of Drakes Corner off VA 684, near Drakes Corner, Virginia|
|Area||7 acres (2.8 ha)|
|NRHP Reference #||79003090|
|Added to NRHP||June 18, 1979|
|Designated VLR||March 20, 1979|
Brown's Ferry, also known as the Mahone House, is a historic home located near Courtland, Southampton County, Virginia. It was built about 1815, and is a large two-story, five-bay, Federal style brick dwelling. It has a one-story kitchen attached to the rear. The main house has a side gable roof and three interior end chimneys. The interior features notable woodwork and painting. Also on the property are a contributing smokehouse, corn crib, and pole barn. It was the birthplace of Confederate General William Mahone (1826-1895).
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
- Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (March 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Brown's Ferry" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo
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