Brownsville (Nassawadox, Virginia)

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Brownsville, State Routes 608 & 600 vicinity, Nassawadox vicinity (Northampton County, Virginia).jpg
Brownsville, HABS Photo
Brownsville (Nassawadox, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Brownsville (Nassawadox, Virginia)
Brownsville (Nassawadox, Virginia) is located in the US
Brownsville (Nassawadox, Virginia)
Location Southwest of the junction of Rtes. 608 and 600, near Nassawadox, Virginia
Coordinates 37°28′04″N 75°49′35″W / 37.46778°N 75.82639°W / 37.46778; -75.82639Coordinates: 37°28′04″N 75°49′35″W / 37.46778°N 75.82639°W / 37.46778; -75.82639
Area 600 acres (240 ha)
Built 1806 (1806)
Architectural style Federal
NRHP Reference # 70000819[1]
VLR # 065-0003
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 26, 1970
Designated VLR December 2, 1969[2]

Brownsville is a historic home located near Nassawadox, Northampton County, Virginia. It was built in 1806, and is a two-story, brick structure with a gable roof and interior end chimney. A 1 1/2-story frame wing was added in 1809. The interior features Federal style woodwork.[3]

According to the Federal Writers' Project, a prehistoric Indian village once stood here.[4]

Brownsville was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.[1]


  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. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission (October 1969). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Brownsville" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo
  4. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). The Ocean Highway: New Brunswick, New Jersey to Jacksonville, Florida. Works Progress Administration. p. 75. 

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