National Register of Historic Places listings in Spotsylvania County, Virginia

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Location of Spotsylvania County in Virginia

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

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Spotsylvania 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 15 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted December 1, 2017.[2]

Current listings[edit]

[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Andrews Tavern
Andrews Tavern
July 30, 1976
(#76002121)
2.6 miles (4.2 km) northeast of Glenora on Lawyers Rd.
38°07′19″N 77°46′09″W / 38.121944°N 77.769167°W / 38.121944; -77.769167 (Andrews Tavern)
Glenora Federal provincial home constructed for Samuel Andrews in 1815. Around 1848, a frame wing was added to the brick structure for a tavern.
2 Fairview
Fairview
December 30, 1993
(#93001460)
2020 Whitelake Dr.
38°14′25″N 77°30′51″W / 38.240278°N 77.514167°W / 38.240278; -77.514167 (Fairview)
Fredericksburg Federal-style home built in 1837 by Samuel Alsop, Jr., architect and builder who designed a number of buildings in Spotsylvania
3 Kenmore
Kenmore
June 24, 1993
(#93000569)
8300 State Route 208
38°11′07″N 77°35′48″W / 38.185278°N 77.596667°W / 38.185278; -77.596667 (Kenmore)
Spotsylvania Courthouse Also known as Kenmore Woods - not to be confused with Kenmore (Fredericksburg, Virginia)
4 La Vista
La Vista
December 1, 1997
(#97001508)
4420 Guinea Station Rd.
38°10′07″N 77°29′27″W / 38.168611°N 77.490833°W / 38.168611; -77.490833 (La Vista)
Guinea Federal / Greek revival house built in 1838.
5 La Vue
La Vue
January 11, 1994
(#93001459)
Southern side of U.S. Route 17 at its junction with the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad tracks
38°13′09″N 77°26′35″W / 38.219167°N 77.443056°W / 38.219167; -77.443056 (La Vue)
Fredericksburg Formerly known as Prospect Vue. The home was built in 1848 for John Alsop.
6 Lansdowne Upload image February 5, 2013
(#12001270)
4919 Lansdowne Rd.
38°15′17″N 77°28′22″W / 38.254861°N 77.472778°W / 38.254861; -77.472778 (Lansdowne)
Fredericksburg
7 Massaponax Baptist Church
Massaponax Baptist Church
January 24, 1991
(#90002137)
Junction of U.S. Route 1 and Massaponax Church Rd.
38°11′37″N 77°30′36″W / 38.193611°N 77.510000°W / 38.193611; -77.510000 (Massaponax Baptist Church)
Massaponax Built in 1859 and site of council of war with Grant, Meade, and other Union generals
8 Oakley
Oakley
May 22, 2002
(#02000533)
10000 Corbin Ln.
38°14′08″N 77°42′25″W / 38.235556°N 77.706944°W / 38.235556; -77.706944 (Oakley)
Spotsylvania Courthouse Built in 1828 by Samuel Alsop, Jr.
9 Prospect Hill
Prospect Hill
September 9, 1982
(#82004597)
1507 Monrovia Rd.
38°07′28″N 77°52′43″W / 38.124583°N 77.878611°W / 38.124583; -77.878611 (Prospect Hill)
Mineral Built in 1811/1812 for local politician Waller Holladay. Plantation was the site of the 1st Post Office in Spotsylvania County (1809)
10 Rapidan Dam Canal of the Rappahannock Navigation Upload image July 26, 1973
(#73002063)
Extending from the mouth of the Rapidan River down the Rappahannock River for 1.5 miles (2.4 km)
38°21′07″N 77°36′17″W / 38.351944°N 77.604722°W / 38.351944; -77.604722 (Rapidan Dam Canal of the Rappahannock Navigation)
Spotsylvania Courthouse Best preserved section of the Rappahannock Navigation, a 19th-century effort to open 50 miles of the Rappahannock River to navigation
11 St. Julien
St. Julien
June 5, 1975
(#75002038)
South of Fredericksburg between State Route 2 and Thornton Rolling Rd.
38°13′08″N 77°24′50″W / 38.218750°N 77.413750°W / 38.218750; -77.413750 (St. Julien)
Fredericksburg Home of prominent Virginia republican Francis Taliaferro Brooke[6]
12 Spotsylvania Court House Historic District
Spotsylvania Court House Historic District
September 8, 1983
(#83003317)
State Route 208
38°12′00″N 77°35′16″W / 38.200000°N 77.587778°W / 38.200000; -77.587778 (Spotsylvania Court House Historic District)
Spotsylvania Courthouse
13 Stirling Upload image May 5, 1989
(#89000366)
Guinea Station Rd. at Interstate 95
38°10′54″N 77°30′10″W / 38.181528°N 77.502778°W / 38.181528; -77.502778 (Stirling)
Massaponax
14 Tubal Furnace Archeological Site Upload image October 19, 1982
(#82001825)
Address Restricted
38°19′52″N 77°36′41″W / 38.331111°N 77.611389°W / 38.331111; -77.611389 (Tubal Furnace Archeological Site)
Chancellor Oldest iron furnace in Virginia, one of the oldest in the United States
15 Walnut Grove
Walnut Grove
August 20, 2004
(#04000889)
Belmont Rd., west of Spotsylvania[7]
38°09′50″N 77°51′54″W / 38.163750°N 77.865000°W / 38.163750; -77.865000 (Walnut Grove)
Spotsylvania Courthouse Built in 1840 by William A. Jennings for Jonathan Johnson

Former listings[edit]

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Bloomsbury Farm
Bloomsbury Farm
May 8, 2000
(#00000479)
February 7, 2017 9736 Courthouse Rd.
38°14′02″N 77°33′58″W / 38.233889°N 77.566111°W / 38.233889; -77.566111 (Bloomsbury Farm)
Spotsylvania Courthouse Also known as Harris Farm;[8] site of the Harris Farm Engagement during the American Civil War.[9] Demolished in 2014.[10]

See also[edit]

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 December 1, 2017.
  3. ^ a b 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. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: St. Julien" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. 1975. Retrieved January 21, 2009. 
  7. ^ Location derived from its coordinates; the NRIS lists the site as "Address Restricted" but provides coordinates
  8. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  9. ^ "Bloomsbury Farm" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 
  10. ^ Branscome, Jeff (24 December 2014). "Historic Spotsylvania Farm House Demolished". Fredericksburg.com. Retrieved 24 July 2016.