Fortsville

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Fortsville
Fortsville Front.jpg
Front of the house
Fortsville is located in Virginia
Fortsville
Fortsville is located in the US
Fortsville
Location Jct. of VA 634 and 626, near Grizzard, Virginia
Coordinates 36°42′47″N 77°24′51″W / 36.71306°N 77.41417°W / 36.71306; -77.41417Coordinates: 36°42′47″N 77°24′51″W / 36.71306°N 77.41417°W / 36.71306; -77.41417
Area 100 acres (40 ha)
NRHP reference # 70000828[1]
VLR # 091-0008
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 15, 1970
Designated VLR June 2, 1970[2]

Fortsville is a historic home located near Grizzard, Sussex County, Virginia. Its present form consists of a two-story, three bay, front gabled central section flanked by one-story, two bay wings, with a center section extension completed in 1792. The frame dwelling is set on a brick foundation. Fortsville was the home of statesman John Y. Mason (1799–1859).[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.[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 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (March 1970). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Fortsville" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo

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