Cedar Grove (Providence Forge, Virginia)
Cedar Grove, HABS Photo
|Location||Southwest of New Kent off VA 608, near Providence Forge, Virginia|
|Area||14 acres (5.7 ha)|
|Built||c. 1810, c. 1916|
|NRHP Reference #||79003058|
|Added to NRHP||December 28, 1979|
|Designated VLR||October 16, 1979|
Cedar Grove is a historic plantation house located near Providence Forge, New Kent County, Virginia. The main section was built about 1810, and is a 2 1/2-story, single pile, brick structure. The frame section was added about 1916. It has a traditional one-room side-hall plan. Also on the property are a contributing smokehouse and several sheds added about 1916. It was the farm residence of the Christians, a leading county family of colonial and early-Republican times. The 19th-century cemetery contains the graves of the Christian family, including Letitia Christian Tyler, the first wife of President John Tyler.
- 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 (October 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Cedar Grove" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying two photos
- Cedar Grove, State Route 609, Providence Forge, New Kent County, VA 4 photos at Historic American Buildings Survey
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