Zoar (Aylett, Virginia)

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Zoar (Aylett, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Zoar (Aylett, Virginia)
Zoar (Aylett, Virginia) is located in the US
Zoar (Aylett, Virginia)
Location VA 608, Upshaw Rd., Aylett, Virginia
Coordinates 37°47′19″N 77°6′38″W / 37.78861°N 77.11056°W / 37.78861; -77.11056Coordinates: 37°47′19″N 77°6′38″W / 37.78861°N 77.11056°W / 37.78861; -77.11056
Area 327.8 acres (132.7 ha)
Built 1890
Architectural style Mid 19th Century Revival, Queen Anne
NRHP Reference # 06000065[1]
VLR # 050-0119
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 22, 2007
Designated VLR December 7, 2005[2]

Zoar is a historic farmstead and national historic district located within Zoar State Forest near Aylett, King William County, Virginia. It is also known as Mount Zoar, Upper Zoar, and Lower Zoar. The district encompasses 6 contributing buildings and 2 contributing sites. The main house was built in 1901, and is a 1 1/2-story Queen Anne style single-family frame dwelling. Associated with the house are the contributing smokehouse, kitchen / servant's quarters, dairy, corn crib and barn, horsefield, and family cemetery.[3][4]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "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. ^ Kimble A. David (2006). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Zoar" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo
  4. ^ Zoar State Forest Archived January 5, 2011, at the Wayback Machine., Virginia Department of Forestry, accessed July 9, 2011