Madison–Barbour Rural Historic District - Wikiwand
For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for Madison–Barbour Rural Historic District.

Madison–Barbour Rural Historic District

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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]

References

  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


{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
Madison–Barbour Rural Historic District
Listen to this article