Provost (Powhatan, Virginia)

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Provost
Provost (Powhatan, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Provost (Powhatan, Virginia)
Provost (Powhatan, Virginia) is located in the US
Provost (Powhatan, Virginia)
Location 4801 Cartersville Rd., near Powhatan, Virginia
Coordinates 37°36′03″N 77°59′02″W / 37.60083°N 77.98389°W / 37.60083; -77.98389Coordinates: 37°36′03″N 77°59′02″W / 37.60083°N 77.98389°W / 37.60083; -77.98389
Area 61 acres (25 ha)
Built c. 1800 (1800)
Architectural style Federal
NRHP Reference # 99001603[1]
VLR # 072-0055
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 22, 1999
Designated VLR September 15, 1999[2]

Provost is a historic home located near Powhatan, Powhatan County, Virginia. The original section was built about 1800, as a 1 1/2-story, three bay, frame dwelling. It was expanded by an additional three bays in the mid-19th century. The building housed a general store that operated there from at least 1867 until about 1945, and a post office from 1902 to 1939. Also on the property are the contributing smokehouse with attached wash house (formerly a blacksmith shop), a corn house and a machine shed.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]

References[edit]

  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 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Ruth Doumlele, John G. Zehmer and Ann M. Andrus (June 1999). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Provost" (PDF).  and Accompanying photo