Fincastle Historic District

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Fincastle Historic District
Fincastle, Virginia (14197862266) (2).jpg
Botetourt County Courthouse
Fincastle Historic District is located in Virginia
Fincastle Historic District
Fincastle Historic District is located in the US
Fincastle Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Carper, Hancock, Catawba, and Back Sts., and Griffin Alley, Fincastle, Virginia
Coordinates 37°29′55″N 79°52′34″W / 37.49861°N 79.87611°W / 37.49861; -79.87611Coordinates: 37°29′55″N 79°52′34″W / 37.49861°N 79.87611°W / 37.49861; -79.87611
Area 85 acres (34 ha)
Built 1770 (1770)
Architectural style Late Victorian, Greek Revival, Gothic Revival
NRHP Reference # 69000224[1]
VLR # 218-0051
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 12, 1969, November 23, 2012 (Additional Documentation)
Designated VLR May 13, 1969[2]

Fincastle Historic District is a national historic district located at Fincastle, Botetourt County, Virginia. It encompasses nine contributing buildings in the central business district of Fincastle. The district resources portray an excellent example of a typical small 19th century town. The buildings include examples of Late Victorian, Greek Revival, and Gothic Revival styles. Notable buildings include the Botetourt County Courthouse (1845, rebuilt 1970) and jail, Methodist Church, Presbyterian Church, St. Mark's Episcopal Church (1837), the Peck House, Selander House (c. 1800), Ammen House (c. 1826), and Kyle House (1832).[3][4]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1969.[1]

References[edit]

  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. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (June 1969). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Fincastle Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo and Accompanying map
  4. ^ D. Darlene Richardson (October 2012). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Fincastle Historic District (Additional Documentation)" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. 

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