Buckshoal Farm

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Buckshoal Farm
Buckshoal Farm from a distance.jpg
Outbuildings at the farm
Buckshoal Farm is located in Virginia
Buckshoal Farm
Buckshoal Farm is located in the United States
Buckshoal Farm
LocationVA 737, near Omega, Virginia
Coordinates36°38′33″N 78°46′15″W / 36.64250°N 78.77083°W / 36.64250; -78.77083Coordinates: 36°38′33″N 78°46′15″W / 36.64250°N 78.77083°W / 36.64250; -78.77083
Area275 acres (111 ha)
Built1810 (1810)
NRHP reference No.87001473[1]
VLR No.041-0108
Significant dates
Added to NRHPSeptember 16, 1987
Designated VLRMarch 17, 1987[2]

Buckshoal Farm is a property along with a historic home located near Omega, Halifax County, Virginia. The earliest section was built in the early-19th century, and is the two-story pitched-roof log section of the main residence. The larger two-story, pitched-roof section of the house with its ridge perpendicular to the older section was added in 1841. It features a porch that is configured to follows the shape of the ell and bay of the front of the house. The third two-story addition dates to circa 1910. Also on the property are the contributing log smoke house, well-house and a frame shed. Buckshoal Farm was the birthplace and favorite retreat of Governor William M. Tuck.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Archived from the original on 2013-09-21. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  3. ^ Dianne Pierce (December 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Buckshoal Farm" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo