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Pine Knot


  • Address: 711 Coles Rolling Rd (Co Rd 712)
  • Vicinity: Off Rt 20, north of Scottsville
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1865/03/00 Philip H Sheridan Union Commander Over 5000 Union soldiers, under the command of Gen Philip Sheridan march by Pine Knot on their march to destroy the James River and Kanawha Canal locks near Scottsville. Union Raid of Scottsville
1905/05/00 Edith Carow Roosevelt Vacation Home Edith Roosevelt buys an unfinished farmhand's cottage and 15 acres from William Wilmer, an old family friend and owner of Plain Dealing farm. The price of $280 includes a new porch, 2 fireplaces and changing walls. Edith names the cottage "Pine Knot".
1905/06/09 Theodore Roosevelt Vacation Home TR arrives at Pine Knot, a perfectly delightful little place. During the weekend, TR rustls up a breakfast of fried eggs and bacon and later surprises his wife by cooking up two chickens. Edith did not cook.
1905/12/28 Edith Carow Roosevelt Life Theodore Roosevelt Jr joins the family holiday at Pine Knot. The only Roosevelt furniture at Pine Knot is a large table that dates back to the early 1900s.
1905/12/28 Theodore Roosevelt Life Theodore Roosevelt Jr joins the family holiday at Pine Knot. The only Roosevelt furniture at Pine Knot is a large table that dates back to the early 1900s.
1905/12/28 Theodore Roosevelt Jr Life Theodore Roosevelt Jr joins the family holiday at Pine Knot. The only Roosevelt furniture at Pine Knot is a large table that dates back to the early 1900s.
1906/10/00 Theodore Roosevelt Life Theodore Roosevelt hunts plentiful Wild turkeys on his woodlands, finally shooting one in the fall of 1906. Turkey
1907/05/00 Edith Carow Roosevelt First Lady Perhaps unknown to her son, Edith fearing for her husband's safety, two Secret Service men guard Pine Knot at night. Edith keeps such security details a secret from her husband, who would have been upset had he known.
1908/05/00 Theodore Roosevelt Life The Roosevelt family enjoy what will be their last visit to Pine Knot.
1908/05/00 Edith Carow Roosevelt Life The Roosevelt family enjoy what will be their last visit to Pine Knot.
1911/07/00 Edith Carow Roosevelt Owner Anticipating that her husband will run for a second term as President, Edith Roosevelt buys 75 more acres at Pine Knot.
1941/00/00 Girl Scouts of the USA Edith allows Pine Knot to be use by the local Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops, two organizations the Roosevelts support. T Roosevelt was the first honorary vice president of BSA and is the only person to have been awarded the title of Chief Scout Citizen.
1941/00/00 Boy Scouts of America Edith allows Pine Knot to be use by the local Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops, two organizations the Roosevelts support. T Roosevelt was the first honorary vice president of BSA and is the only person to have been awarded the title of Chief Scout Citizen.
1941/00/00 Edith Carow Roosevelt Seller Edith Roosevelt sells Pine Knot to George Omohundro, their neighbor and Teddy's hunting partner.
1941/00/00 Edith Carow Roosevelt Benefactor Edith allows Pine Knot to be use by the local Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops, two organizations the Roosevelts support. T Roosevelt was the first honorary vice president of BSA and is the only person to have been awarded the title of Chief Scout Citizen.
1989/03/00 The son of George Omohundro meets Theodore Roosevelt IV in Norfolk attending the christening of the aircraft carrier, USS Theodore Roosevelt. Omohundro tells Roosevelt of Pine Knot. Roosevelt buys it and has it registered as a historic landmark.

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Particulars for Pine Knot:
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Camp
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private
Affiliation Scouts



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 88003211
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: No style listed
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Politics-government
Applicable Criteria: Event, Person
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Significant Year: c 1905
Associated People: Roosevelt,Pres. Theodore
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Camp
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Camp

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