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Fortsville Front.jpg
Front of the house
Fortsville is located in Virginia
Fortsville is located in the US
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]


  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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