National Register of Historic Places listings in Rockbridge County, Virginia

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Location of Rockbridge County in Virginia

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Rockbridge County, Virginia.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a Google map.[1]

There are 47 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including 2 National Historic Landmarks.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted April 21, 2017.[2]

Current listings[edit]

[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Anderson Hollow Archaeological District Upload image
July 21, 1983
(#83003314)
Western side of Big Hill Rd.[6]
37°51′06″N 79°35′02″W / 37.851667°N 79.583889°W / 37.851667; -79.583889 (Anderson Hollow Archaeological District)
Lexington
2 Boxerwood
Boxerwood
June 4, 2015
(#15000254)
963 Ross Rd.
37°46′36″N 79°27′54″W / 37.776667°N 79.465000°W / 37.776667; -79.465000 (Boxerwood)
Lexington
3 Brownsburg Historic District
Brownsburg Historic District
July 2, 1973
(#73002055)
Including the entire village extending 0.5 miles (0.80 km) along State Route 252
37°55′43″N 79°19′09″W / 37.928611°N 79.319167°W / 37.928611; -79.319167 (Brownsburg Historic District)
Brownsburg
4 Buffalo Forge (081-0003) Upload image
May 26, 2004
(#04000551)
2694 Forge Rd.
37°41′11″N 79°26′06″W / 37.686389°N 79.435000°W / 37.686389; -79.435000 (Buffalo Forge (081-0003))
Glasgow
5 Cedar Hill Upload image
July 15, 1994
(#94000726)
Eastern side of Forge Rd., 2.25 miles (3.62 km) south of its junction with U.S. Route 60
37°43′05″N 79°23′57″W / 37.718056°N 79.399167°W / 37.718056; -79.399167 (Cedar Hill)
Buena Vista
6 Cedar Hill Church and Cemeteries Upload image
February 11, 2002
(#01001570)
Cedar Hill Church Rd. and Kygers Hill Rd.
37°44′31″N 79°31′34″W / 37.741944°N 79.526111°W / 37.741944; -79.526111 (Cedar Hill Church and Cemeteries)
Lexington
7 Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill
June 8, 2011
(#11000350)
68 Charming Ln.
37°43′14″N 79°24′45″W / 37.720694°N 79.412500°W / 37.720694; -79.412500 (Chapel Hill)
Lexington
8 Church Hill Upload image
February 26, 1979
(#79003079)
6.5 miles (10.5 km) northeast of Lexington off U.S. Route 11 at Interstate 64
37°50′31″N 79°21′32″W / 37.841944°N 79.358889°W / 37.841944; -79.358889 (Church Hill)
Lexington
9 Clifton
Clifton
July 22, 1994
(#94000778)
Northern side of Old Buena Vista Rd., 2,000 feet (610 m) east of its junction with U.S. Route 11
37°47′29″N 79°25′07″W / 37.791389°N 79.418611°W / 37.791389; -79.418611 (Clifton)
Lexington
10 Echols Farm Upload image
October 30, 1998
(#98001312)
Junction of U.S. Route 501 and State Route 130
37°37′47″N 79°26′28″W / 37.629722°N 79.441111°W / 37.629722; -79.441111 (Echols Farm)
Glasgow
11 Falling Spring Presbyterian Church Manse Upload image
November 16, 2005
(#05001269)
650 Falling Spring Rd.
37°41′00″N 79°27′34″W / 37.683333°N 79.459444°W / 37.683333; -79.459444 (Falling Spring Presbyterian Church Manse)
Glasgow
12 Fancy Hill Upload image
September 5, 1997
(#97000957)
Junction of U.S. Route 11 and Falling Spring Rd.
37°41′23″N 79°29′11″W / 37.689722°N 79.486389°W / 37.689722; -79.486389 (Fancy Hill)
Glasgow
13 Glasgow Historic District Upload image
October 30, 1995
(#95001170)
Bounded by 7th, 10th, Gordon, and Powhatan Sts.; also the 900 blocks of Fizlee St. and Rockbridge Rd.
37°38′01″N 79°27′00″W / 37.633611°N 79.450000°W / 37.633611; -79.450000 (Glasgow Historic District)
Glasgow Second set of boundaries represents a boundary increase of May 3, 2006
14 Glen Maury
Glen Maury
May 24, 1979
(#79003078)
West of Buena Vista
37°43′49″N 79°21′46″W / 37.730278°N 79.362778°W / 37.730278; -79.362778 (Glen Maury)
Buena Vista
15 Goshen Land Company Bridge
Goshen Land Company Bridge
May 15, 1978
(#78003041)
East of Goshen on Paxton Dr.
37°59′08″N 79°29′38″W / 37.985694°N 79.493889°W / 37.985694; -79.493889 (Goshen Land Company Bridge)
Goshen
16 Haines Chapel and Cemetery
Haines Chapel and Cemetery
February 10, 2014
(#13001174)
2600 State Route 56
37°53′18″N 79°09′17″W / 37.888333°N 79.154722°W / 37.888333; -79.154722 (Haines Chapel and Cemetery)
Vesuvius Extends into Nelson County
17 Hamilton Schoolhouse Upload image
November 21, 2002
(#02001372)
S. Buffalo Rd.
37°42′07″N 79°35′49″W / 37.701944°N 79.596944°W / 37.701944; -79.596944 (Hamilton Schoolhouse)
Lexington
18 Hays Creek Mill
Hays Creek Mill
August 4, 1995
(#95000973)
Hays Creek Rd., 0.1 miles north of its junction with McElwee Rd.
37°56′08″N 79°20′38″W / 37.935556°N 79.343750°W / 37.935556; -79.343750 (Hays Creek Mill)
Brownsburg
19 Hickory Hill Upload image
August 30, 2006
(#06000760)
197 Hickory Hill Ln.
37°39′55″N 79°28′43″W / 37.665278°N 79.478611°W / 37.665278; -79.478611 (Hickory Hill)
Glasgow
20 Kennedy-Lunsford Farm
Kennedy-Lunsford Farm
June 7, 1996
(#96000592)
Approximately 0.5 miles south of Raphine Rd. near its junction with Gibbs Run Ln.; also 1194 Raphine Rd.
37°56′13″N 79°16′05″W / 37.937083°N 79.267917°W / 37.937083; -79.267917 (Kennedy-Lunsford Farm)
Raphine 1194 Raphine represents a boundary increase of February 22, 1999
21 Kennedy-Wade Mill
Kennedy-Wade Mill
July 13, 1979
(#79003296)
2.3 miles northeast of Brownsburg on Raphine Rd.; also Raphine Rd., 2000 feet northeast of its junction with Goose Creek Rd.
37°56′57″N 79°17′10″W / 37.949167°N 79.286111°W / 37.949167; -79.286111 (Kennedy-Wade Mill)
Raphine Second set of boundaries represents a boundary increase of May 26, 1994, the Kennedy-Wade's Mill Historic District
22 Level Loop
Level Loop
August 12, 1993
(#93000822)
Hays Creek Rd., 1 mile west of Brownsburg and 0.5 mile east of McClung's Mill
37°55′57″N 79°20′12″W / 37.932500°N 79.336667°W / 37.932500; -79.336667 (Level Loop)
Brownsburg
23 Liberty Hall Site
Liberty Hall Site
August 16, 1977
(#77001493)
West of the Washington and Lee University campus[7]
37°47′34″N 79°27′02″W / 37.792778°N 79.450556°W / 37.792778; -79.450556 (Liberty Hall Site)
Lexington Site of predecessor of Washington and Lee University
24 Locust Hill Upload image
May 12, 1986
(#86001066)
Forge Rd.
37°43′55″N 79°24′03″W / 37.731944°N 79.400833°W / 37.731944; -79.400833 (Locust Hill)
Mechanicsville
25 William Mackey House Upload image
October 29, 1993
(#93001126)
Timber Ridge Rd., 0.5 miles southeast of its junction with U.S. Route 11
37°50′26″N 79°20′25″W / 37.840556°N 79.340278°W / 37.840556; -79.340278 (William Mackey House)
Cornwall
26 Maple Hall
Maple Hall
January 29, 1987
(#87000006)
Junction of Interstates 64 and 81 with U.S. Route 11
37°50′33″N 79°21′51″W / 37.842500°N 79.364167°W / 37.842500; -79.364167 (Maple Hall)
Lexington
27 Marlbrook Upload image
September 14, 2002
(#02001000)
4973 Forge Rd.
37°38′48″N 79°29′56″W / 37.646667°N 79.498889°W / 37.646667; -79.498889 (Marlbrook)
Glasgow
28 Cyrus McCormick Farm and Workshop
Cyrus McCormick Farm and Workshop
October 15, 1966
(#66000846)
South of Staunton on U.S. Route 11 and Raphine Rd. at Walnut Grove
37°55′54″N 79°12′52″W / 37.931667°N 79.214444°W / 37.931667; -79.214444 (Cyrus McCormick Farm and Workshop)
Steeles Tavern
29 John Moore House
John Moore House
June 25, 1999
(#99000728)
183 Big Hill Rd.
37°51′42″N 79°33′05″W / 37.861528°N 79.551389°W / 37.861528; -79.551389 (John Moore House)
Lexington
30 Mountain View Farm Upload image
January 27, 2000
(#99001723)
199 Fredericksburg Rd.
37°51′50″N 79°29′02″W / 37.863889°N 79.483889°W / 37.863889; -79.483889 (Mountain View Farm)
Lexington
31 Mulberry Grove
Mulberry Grove
July 28, 1994
(#94000761)
Southern side of Hays Creek Rd., 5000 feet southeast of its junction with State Route 252
37°55′24″N 79°18′22″W / 37.923333°N 79.306111°W / 37.923333; -79.306111 (Mulberry Grove)
Brownsburg
32 Natural Bridge
Natural Bridge
November 18, 1997
(#97001401)
Junction of U.S. Route 11 and State Route 130
37°37′41″N 79°32′41″W / 37.628056°N 79.544722°W / 37.628056; -79.544722 (Natural Bridge)
Natural Bridge
33 Natural Bridge Historic District
Natural Bridge Historic District
February 2, 2016
(#15001047)
U.S. Route 11 and State Route 130
37°37′48″N 79°32′40″W / 37.630000°N 79.544444°W / 37.630000; -79.544444 (Natural Bridge Historic District)
Natural Bridge
34 New Providence Presbyterian Church
New Providence Presbyterian Church
March 26, 1980
(#80004223)
Northeast of Brownsburg
37°57′07″N 79°18′08″W / 37.951806°N 79.302222°W / 37.951806; -79.302222 (New Providence Presbyterian Church)
Brownsburg
35 Oak Spring Farm
Oak Spring Farm
October 19, 1994
(#94000780)
Borden Grant Trail at its junction with U.S. Route 11
37°54′22″N 79°14′01″W / 37.906111°N 79.233611°W / 37.906111; -79.233611 (Oak Spring Farm)
Steeles Tavern
36 Margaret E. Poague House Upload image
March 29, 2007
(#07000236)
4907 S. U.S. Route 11
37°39′41″N 79°30′36″W / 37.661389°N 79.510000°W / 37.661389; -79.510000 (Margaret E. Poague House)
Lexington
37 Rockbridge Alum Springs Historic District
Rockbridge Alum Springs Historic District
January 19, 1989
(#88003204)
Off Rockbridge Alum Springs Rd.[8]
37°54′27″N 79°36′40″W / 37.907500°N 79.611111°W / 37.907500; -79.611111 (Rockbridge Alum Springs Historic District)
California
38 Rockbridge Inn Upload image
April 7, 1995
(#95000398)
Northern side of Herring Hall Rd. at its junction with Rices Hill Rd.
37°39′19″N 79°32′15″W / 37.655278°N 79.537500°W / 37.655278; -79.537500 (Rockbridge Inn)
Natural Bridge
39 Springdale Upload image
February 14, 2006
(#05001273)
70 Gilmore Ln.
37°44′23″N 79°25′11″W / 37.739861°N 79.419722°W / 37.739861; -79.419722 (Springdale)
Lexington
40 Stone House
Stone House
May 24, 1979
(#79003080)
West of Lexington on Ross Rd.
37°46′31″N 79°27′35″W / 37.775278°N 79.459722°W / 37.775278; -79.459722 (Stone House)
Lexington
41 Sunnyside
Sunnyside
September 14, 2002
(#02001003)
160 Kendal Dr.
37°46′48″N 79°27′38″W / 37.780000°N 79.460556°W / 37.780000; -79.460556 (Sunnyside)
Lexington
42 Tankersley Tavern
Tankersley Tavern
November 3, 1988
(#88002179)
Furrs Mill Rd.
37°47′38″N 79°25′42″W / 37.793750°N 79.428333°W / 37.793750; -79.428333 (Tankersley Tavern)
Lexington
43 Thorn Hill
Thorn Hill
June 18, 1975
(#75002035)
Southwest of Lexington off State Route 251
37°45′49″N 79°27′54″W / 37.763611°N 79.465000°W / 37.763611; -79.465000 (Thorn Hill)
Lexington
44 Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church
Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church
November 12, 1969
(#69000278)
Southwest of the junction of U.S. Route 11 and Timber Ridge Rd.
37°50′34″N 79°21′30″W / 37.842778°N 79.358333°W / 37.842778; -79.358333 (Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church)
Lexington
45 Vine Forest Upload image
August 23, 1991
(#91001084)
U.S. Route 11, 2 miles west of Natural Bridge
37°37′31″N 79°34′43″W / 37.625278°N 79.578611°W / 37.625278; -79.578611 (Vine Forest)
Natural Bridge
46 Virginia Manor Upload image
September 10, 1987
(#87001549)
State Route 130
37°37′06″N 79°29′19″W / 37.618333°N 79.488611°W / 37.618333; -79.488611 (Virginia Manor)
Natural Bridge
47 Willson House Upload image
December 3, 2009
(#09001049)
367 Wee Darnock Way
37°47′57″N 79°30′27″W / 37.799167°N 79.507500°W / 37.799167; -79.507500 (Willson House)
Lexington

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. For about 1% of NRIS original coordinates, experience has shown that one or both coordinates are typos or otherwise extremely far off; some corrections may have been made. A more subtle problem causes many locations to be off by up to 150 yards, depending on location in the country: most NRIS coordinates were derived from tracing out latitude and longitudes off of USGS topographical quadrant maps created under the North American Datum of 1927, which differs from the current, highly accurate WGS84 GPS system used by most on-line maps. Chicago is about right, but NRIS longitudes in Washington are higher by about 4.5 seconds, and are lower by about 2.0 seconds in Maine. Latitudes differ by about 1.0 second in Florida. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on April 21, 2017.
  3. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-24). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  5. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  6. ^ County of Rockbridge Comprehensive Plan 2016-2036, Rockbridge County, 2016, 12. Accessed 2016-12-24.
  7. ^ Site Plans From the Liberty Hall Excavations: Site Plan 5, Washington and Lee University, 1974. Accessed 2016-12-24.
  8. ^ Division of Historic Landmarks Staff. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Rockbridge Alum Springs Historic District. National Park Service, 1987, 26.