Clifton (Hamilton, Virginia)
Entrance to the property
|Location||North of Hamilton off VA 690, near Hamilton, Cumberland County, Virginia|
|Area||250 acres (100 ha)|
|NRHP reference #||73002007 |
|Added to NRHP||June 19, 1973|
|Designated VLR||April 17, 1973|
Clifton is a historic plantation house located near Hamilton, Cumberland County, Virginia. It was built about 1760, and is a two-story, seven-bay frame dwelling in the Georgian style. It has a hipped roof and a one-bay, one-story wing on the west end. The front facade features a three-bay, one-story gable roof porch supported by elongated Tuscan order columns. It was the home of Carter Henry Harrison (~1727 – 1793/1794), who as a member of the Cumberland Committee of Safety, wrote the Instructions for Independence presented to the Virginia Convention of May 1776.
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "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 (April 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Clifton" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo
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