Martha Jefferson Historic District

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Martha Jefferson Historic District
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Martha Jefferson Historic District is located in Virginia
Martha Jefferson Historic District
Martha Jefferson Historic District is located in the United States
Martha Jefferson Historic District
LocationIncludes parts of Lexington, Locust & Grove Aves., & E. High, Maple, Sycamore, Poplar & Hazel Sts., Charlottesville, Virginia
Coordinates38°02′02″N 78°28′08″W / 38.03389°N 78.46889°W / 38.03389; -78.46889Coordinates: 38°02′02″N 78°28′08″W / 38.03389°N 78.46889°W / 38.03389; -78.46889
Area58.9 acres (23.8 ha)
Built1827 (1827)
Built byLocust Grove Investment Co.; et al.
Architectural styleLate Victorian, Colonial Revival
NRHP reference #08000066[1]
VLR #104-5144
Significant dates
Added to NRHPFebruary 21, 2008
Designated VLRDecember 5, 2007[2]

Martha Jefferson Historic District, also known as Locust Grove Addition, is a national historic district located at Charlottesville, Virginia. The district encompasses 154 contributing buildings, 1 contributing site (Maplewood Cemetery), and 1 contributing structure in a primarily residential section of the city of Charlottesville. It was developed between 1893 and 1957 and includes examples of the Late Victorian and Colonial Revival styles. Notable buildings include the Eddins-Tilden House (1901), Dorothy S. Marshall House (1941), and Martha Jefferson Hospital (1928-1929). Located in the district is the separately listed Locust Grove.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  3. ^ Lydia Mattice Brandt (July 2007). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Martha Jefferson Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying four photos and Accompanying map Archived 2013-08-13 at the Wayback Machine