Point of Rocks (Chester, Virginia)
Point of Rocks
|Location||1005 Point of Rocks Rd., Chester, Virginia|
|Area||10 acres (4.0 ha)|
|Architectural style||Greek Revival|
|NRHP Reference #||05000134|
|Added to NRHP||March 10, 2005|
|Designated VLR||December 6, 2004|
Point of Rocks is a historic plantation house located near Chester, Chesterfield County, Virginia. It was built about 1840, and is a one-story, three-bay, double pile dwelling with weatherboard siding and a low-pitched hipped standing seam metal roof in the Greek Revival style. Also on the property is a contributing garage. The property was the location of a Union military observation point and headquarters for General Benjamin F. Butler and hospital established in 1864 during the Bermuda Hundred Campaign of the American Civil War.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
- Crystal C. Monroe and Department of Historic Resources Staff (August 2004). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Point of Rocks" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying four photos
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