Miller-Claytor House

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Miller-Claytor House
Miller Claytor Front Lynchburg Nov 08.JPG
Miller-Claytor House (Front View), Lynchburg VA, November 2008
Miller-Claytor House is located in Virginia
Miller-Claytor House
Miller-Claytor House is located in the US
Miller-Claytor House
Location Treasure Island Rd. at Miller-Claytor Lane, Lynchburg, Virginia
Coordinates 37°26′12″N 79°9′49″W / 37.43667°N 79.16361°W / 37.43667; -79.16361Coordinates: 37°26′12″N 79°9′49″W / 37.43667°N 79.16361°W / 37.43667; -79.16361
Area less than one acre
Built 1791 (1791)
NRHP Reference # 76002223[1]
VLR # 118-0012
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 6, 1976
Designated VLR October 21, 1975[2]

Miller-Claytor House is a historic home located at Riverside Park in Lynchburg, Virginia. It is a two-story, white framed structure, sheathed with beaded weatherboards. It is believed to be the fourth house erected in the new town in 1791, and is probably the oldest extant Lynchburg dwelling. In 1936, the imminent demolition of the house led to the formation of the Lynchburg Historical Society and the subsequent removal of the house to its present site.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[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 19 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (September 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Miller-Claytor House" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo

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