National Register of Historic Places listings in Spotsylvania County, Virginia

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Location of Spotsylvania County in Virginia

This list includes properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Click the "Map of all coordinates" link to the right to view a Google map of all properties and districts with latitude and longitude coordinates in the table below.[1]

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted May 20, 2016.[2]
[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Andrews Tavern
Andrews Tavern
July 30, 1976
(#76002121)
2.6 miles (4.2 km) northeast of Glenora on VA 601
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Glenora Federal provincial home constructed for Samuel Andrews in 1815. Around 1848, a frame wing was added to the brick structure for a tavern.
2 Bloomsbury Farm
Bloomsbury Farm
May 8, 2000
(#00000479)
9736 Courthouse Rd.
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Spotsylvania Courthouse Also known as Harris Farm. One of the oldest surviving houses in Spotsylvania County. Site of the Harris Farm Engagement during the American Civil War.[4][6] Demolished in 2014.[7]
3 Fairview
Fairview
December 30, 1993
(#93001460)
2020 Whitelake Dr.
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Fredericksburg Federal-style home built in 1837 by Samuel Alsop, Jr., architect and builder who designed a number of buildings in Spotsylvania
4 Kenmore
Kenmore
June 24, 1993
(#93000569)
8300 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania, Virginia
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Spotsylvania Courthouse Also known as Kenmore Woods - not to be confused with Kenmore (Fredericksburg, Virginia)
5 La Vista
La Vista
December 1, 1997
(#97001508)
4420 Guinea Station Rd.
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Guinea Federal / Greek revival house built in 1838.
6 La Vue
La Vue
January 11, 1994
(#93001459)
US 17 Bypass, south side at the junction with the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad tracks
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Fredericksburg Formerly known as Prospect Vue. The home was built in 1848 for John Alsop.
7 Lansdowne Upload image
February 5, 2013
(#12001270)
4919 Lansdowne Rd.
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Fredericksburg vicinity
8 Massaponax Baptist Church
Massaponax Baptist Church
January 24, 1991
(#90002137)
Junction of US 1 and County Route 608
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Massaponax Built in 1859 and site of council of war with Grant, Meade, and other Union generals
9 Oakley
Oakley
May 22, 2002
(#02000533)
10,000 Corbin Ln.
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Spotsylvania Built in 1828 by Samuel Alsop, Jr.
10 Prospect Hill
Prospect Hill
September 9, 1982
(#82004597)
1507 Monrovia Rd. (VA 612)
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Mineral Built in 1811/1812 for local politician Waller Holladay. Plantation was the site of the 1st Post Office in Spotsylvania County (1809)
11 Rapidan Dam Canal of the Rappahannock Navigation Upload image
July 26, 1973
(#73002063)
Extending from the mouth of the Rapidan River down the Rappahannock River for 1.5 miles (2.4 km)
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Spotsylvania Best preserved section of the Rappahannock Navigation, a 19th Century effort to open 50 miles of the Rappahannock River to navigation. Virginia Landmarks Register: 088-0137
12 Spotsylvania Court House Historic District
Spotsylvania Court House Historic District
September 8, 1983
(#83003317)
VA 208
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Spotsylvania
13 St. Julien
St. Julien
June 5, 1975
(#75002038)
South of Fredericksburg between VA 609 and VA 2
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Fredericksburg Home of prominent Virginia republican Francis Taliaferro Brooke[8]
14 Stirling Upload image
May 5, 1989
(#89000366)
County Route 607 at I-95
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Massaponax
15 Tubal Furnace Archeological Site
Tubal Furnace Archeological Site
October 19, 1982
(#82001825)
Address Restricted
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Chancellor Oldest iron furnace in Virginia, one of the oldest in the United States
16 Walnut Grove
Walnut Grove
August 20, 2004
(#04000889)
Belmont Rd., west of Spotsylvania[9]
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Spotsylvania Built in 1840 by William A. Jennings for Jonathan Johnson

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References

  1. The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. For about 1% of NRIS original coordinates, experience has shown that one or both coordinates are typos or otherwise extremely far off; some corrections may have been made. A more subtle problem causes many locations to be off by up to 150 yards, depending on location in the country: most NRIS coordinates were derived from tracing out latitude and longitudes off of USGS topographical quadrant maps created under the North American Datum of 1927, which differs from the current, highly accurate WGS84 GPS system used by most on-line maps. Chicago is about right, but NRIS longitudes in Washington are higher by about 4.5 seconds, and are lower by about 2.0 seconds in Maine. Latitudes differ by about 1.0 second in Florida. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on May 20, 2016.
  3. Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Staff (2008-04-24). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "nris" defined multiple times with different content
  5. The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  6. "Bloomsbury Farm" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 
  7. http://www.fredericksburg.com/news/local/spotsylvania/historic-spotsylvania-farm-house-demolished/article_4e6ce35f-1df9-5f1f-ac7d-e829cc740749.html
  8. "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: St. Julien" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. 1975. Retrieved January 21, 2009. 
  9. Location derived from its coordinates; the NRIS lists the site as "Address Restricted" but provides coordinates