Edgewood, 1858 (Amherst, Virginia)

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Edgewood farmhouse on Puppy Creek Road.jpg
Distant view of the house
Edgewood, 1858 (Amherst, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Edgewood, 1858 (Amherst, Virginia)
Edgewood, 1858 (Amherst, Virginia) is located in the US
Edgewood, 1858 (Amherst, Virginia)
Location 591 Puppy Creek Rd., near Amherst, Virginia
Coordinates 37°39′20″N 79°08′59″W / 37.65556°N 79.14972°W / 37.65556; -79.14972Coordinates: 37°39′20″N 79°08′59″W / 37.65556°N 79.14972°W / 37.65556; -79.14972
Area 1,030 acres (420 ha)
Built 1858 (1858)-1869
Built by Massie, Joseph Hardin
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP reference # 08000200[1]
VLR # 005-0158
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 14, 2008
Designated VLR December 5, 2007[2]

Edgewood, also known as Massie House and Boulder Springs, is a historic home and farm located at 591 Puppy Creek Road near Amherst, Amherst County, Virginia. It was built by Joseph Hardin Massie between 1858 and 1869. It is a two-story, "T"-shaped plan, brick house, with a copper-clad gable roof in the Greek Revival style. The house was altered between 1900 and 1927. Also on the property are the contributing bank barn, a 19th-century corn crib, c. 1920 cattle corral, a 19th-century log house, a family cemetery and the ruins of outbuildings and secondary dwellings.[3]

On March 14, 2008, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

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  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 2013-05-12. 
  3. ^ Sandra F. Esposito (August 2007). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Edgewood" (PDF).  and Accompanying four photos