Jonesville Methodist Campground

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Jonesville Methodist Campground
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Buildings at the campground
Jonesville Methodist Campground is located in Virginia
Jonesville Methodist Campground
Jonesville Methodist Campground is located in the US
Jonesville Methodist Campground
Location West of Jonesville at the junction of U.S. Route 58 and State Route 652, near Jonesville, Virginia
Coordinates 36°40′57″N 83°8′38″W / 36.68250°N 83.14389°W / 36.68250; -83.14389Coordinates: 36°40′57″N 83°8′38″W / 36.68250°N 83.14389°W / 36.68250; -83.14389
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1810 (1810)
NRHP reference # 74002133[1]
VLR # 052-0007
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 16, 1974
Designated VLR July 17, 1973[2]

Jonesville Methodist Campground is a historic Methodist campground located near Jonesville, Lee County, Virginia. The property consists of a broad lawn where the congregation erect their tents, and the permanent pavilion-like auditorium. The auditorium is a gable roofed structure measuring 76 feet long and 36 feet wide, with a 12 feet deep shed addition. The camp ground land was given to the trustees of the Methodist Church in 1827 by Elkanah Wynn.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[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 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Jonesville Methodist Campground" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo