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Madison–Barbour Rural Historic District

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Madison–Barbour Rural Historic District
Madison–Barbour Rural Historic District
Madison–Barbour Rural Historic District
LocationRoughly bounded by US 15, the Rapidan R. and the Albemarle and Greene County lines, Barboursville, Virginia
Coordinates38°11′56″N 78°13′37″W / 38.19889°N 78.22694°W / 38.19889; -78.22694Coordinates: 38°11′56″N 78°13′37″W / 38.19889°N 78.22694°W / 38.19889; -78.22694
Area31,200 acres (126 km2)
ArchitectJefferson, Thomas; Et al.
Architectural styleColonial Revival, Georgian, Federal
NRHP reference No.90002115[1]
VLR No.068-0304
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJanuary 17, 1991
Designated VLRJuly 21, 1987[2]

Madison–Barbour Rural Historic District is a national historic district located near Barboursville, Orange County, Virginia. It encompasses 775 contributing buildings, 233 contributing sites, 111 contributing structures, and 1 contributing object. The district is best known for its large estates with imposing Federal and Georgian-style mansions, but also contains exemplary groupings of agricultural buildings, vernacular dwellings, and locally significant religious, commercial, and transportation-related structures. Located in the district are the separately listed Barboursville and Montpelier.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  3. ^ Jeff O'Dell and John S. Salmon (December 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Madison–Barbour Rural Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo and Accompanying map

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