Village of Morattico Historic District

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Village of Morattico Historic District
US Post Office, Morattico, VA (5098961452).jpg
U.S. Post Office in Morattico
Village of Morattico Historic District is located in Virginia
Village of Morattico Historic District
Village of Morattico Historic District is located in the US
Village of Morattico Historic District
Location Portions of Morattico Rd., Riverside, & Saltwater Drs., Church, & Sea Shell Lns., Mulberry Creek, & Water View Rds., Morattico, Virginia
Coordinates 37°47′21″N 76°37′45″W / 37.78917°N 76.62917°W / 37.78917; -76.62917Coordinates: 37°47′21″N 76°37′45″W / 37.78917°N 76.62917°W / 37.78917; -76.62917
Area 200 acres (81 ha)
Architect multiple
NRHP reference #

11000857

[1]
VLR # 051-5223
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 22, 2011
Designated VLR September 20, 2010[2]

Village of Morattico Historic District is a national historic district located at Morattico, Lancaster County, Virginia. The district encompasses 69 contributing buildings, 1 contributing site, and 3 contributing structures in the village of Morattico. The district includes residential, commercial, and institutional buildings in a community whose economy was based on water-borne transportation, seafood extraction, and seafood processing. The village developed after 1890. Notable buildings include the Morattico General Store (c. 1890), Dr. Lewis' Office (c. 1910), Morattico Post Office (1949), Jackson Seafood (1950), Shelton Crab House, and Emmanuel United Methodist Church (1898).[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2011.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 11/21/11 through 11/25/11. National Park Service. 2011-12-02. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Bryan Clark Green; Susan Reed & Robert S. Mills (June 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Village of Morattico Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying six photos and Accompanying map