Mountain Road Historic District

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Mountain Road Historic District
Mountain Road, St. John's parish complex.jpg
St. John's Church and parish hall
Mountain Road Historic District is located in Virginia
Mountain Road Historic District
Mountain Road Historic District is located in the United States
Mountain Road Historic District
LocationRoughly Mountain Rd. from Mimosa Dr. to Academy St., Halifax, Virginia
Coordinates36°45′59″N 78°56′07″W / 36.76639°N 78.93528°W / 36.76639; -78.93528Coordinates: 36°45′59″N 78°56′07″W / 36.76639°N 78.93528°W / 36.76639; -78.93528
Area67 acres (27 ha)
Architectural styleColonial Revival, Late Victorian
NRHP reference #83004245[1]
VLR #230-0078
Significant dates
Added to NRHPOctober 6, 1983
Designated VLRAugust 16, 1983[2]

Mountain Road Historic District is a national historic district in Halifax, Halifax County, Virginia. The district includes 22 contributing buildings located along Mountain Road (State Route 360) and consists of two churches, a parish hall, a masonic hall, and a host of private residences dating to the 19th and early 20th centuries. Notable buildings include the Masonic Lodge (1828), Methodist Church (1831), St. John's Episcopal Church (1844), Magnolia Hill, Grand Oaks, and St. John's Rectory. Several of the earlier dwellings and St. John's Episcopal Church were designed by Dabney Cosby, Jr., son of the Jeffersonian workman, Dabney Cosby, Sr.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]


  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. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (August 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Mountain Road Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo and Accompanying map