Walter Reed Birthplace

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Walter Reed Birthplace
Dr. Walter Reed House, State Routes 614 & 616, Gloucester vicinity (Gloucester County, Virginia).jpg
Walter Reed Birthplace, HABS Photo
Walter Reed Birthplace is located in Virginia
Walter Reed Birthplace
Walter Reed Birthplace is located in the US
Walter Reed Birthplace
Location S of jct. of U.S. 17 and VA 615, Belroi, Virginia
Coordinates 37°23′18″N 76°35′18″W / 37.38833°N 76.58833°W / 37.38833; -76.58833Coordinates: 37°23′18″N 76°35′18″W / 37.38833°N 76.58833°W / 37.38833; -76.58833
Area 9.9 acres (4.0 ha)
Built 1825 (1825)
NRHP reference # 73002017[1] (original)
15000906 (increase)
VLR # 036-0080
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 20, 1973
Boundary increase December 15, 2015
Designated VLR April 17, 1973[2]

Walter Reed Birthplace is a historic home located near Belroi, Gloucester County, Virginia. It was built around 1825, and is a one-story, gable roofed frame dwelling. It has a rear shed addition. The house was restored in 1927 and again in 1970. It was the birthplace of Dr. Walter Reed.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]

The house was restored by Preservation Virginia,[4] and in 2013 was transferred to the care of the Gloucester Preservation Foundation. It is open by appointment.



  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. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission (January 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Walter Reed Birthplace" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo
  4. ^ "Walter Reed Birthplace". Preservation Virginia. Retrieved 10 October 2015. 

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