The Elms (Franklin, Virginia)

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The Elms
Elms located on Clay Street, Franklin, VA..JPG
The Elms (Franklin, Virginia) is located in Virginia
The Elms (Franklin, Virginia)
The Elms (Franklin, Virginia) is located in the US
The Elms (Franklin, Virginia)
Location Clay St., Franklin, Virginia
Coordinates 36°40′45″N 76°56′01″W / 36.67917°N 76.93361°W / 36.67917; -76.93361Coordinates: 36°40′45″N 76°56′01″W / 36.67917°N 76.93361°W / 36.67917; -76.93361
Area 11 acres (4.5 ha)
Built 1898 (1898)
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Queen Anne
NRHP reference # 82004556[1]
VLR # 145-0005
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 9, 1982
Designated VLR September 15, 1981[2]

The Elms, also known as the P. D. Camp House, is a historic home located at Franklin, Virginia. It was built in 1898, as a 2 1/2-story, stuccoed brick eclectic dwelling with features of the Queen Anne and Colonial Revival styles. It has a rear brick ell. It consists of a hipped roof central block flanked by a pedimented gable end and a three-story turret with a conical roof. The roof is topped with original decorative iron cresting and the house has a one-story porch. The house was built by Paul D. Camp, founder of the Camp Manufacturing Company, and later the Union Camp Corporation.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]


  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 19 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Tony P. Wrenn and Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (July 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: The Elms" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo