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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Lawrence Lewis Significant name
Wood, Waddy D. Architect
Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis Home
1799/02/22 Lawrence Lewis Groom Nelly Custis marries Lawrence Lewis, the land at Woodlawn was a wedding gift from George Washington
1799/02/22 George Washington Benefactor Nelly Custis marries Lawrence Lewis, the land at Woodlawn was a wedding gift from George Washington
1799/02/22 Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis Bride Nelly Custis marries Lawrence Lewis, the land at Woodlawn was a wedding gift from George Washington
1805/00/00 Dr William Thornton Architect Built 1800-1805
1846/00/00 Quakers Work Woodlawn plantation sold to Quaker timber merchants who ran the farm without slave labor.
1929/00/00 Oscar Wilder Underwood Home Home of Senator Oscar Underwood, 1925-1929
1929/01/25 Oscar Wilder Underwood Died Oscar Underwood dies at home

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Particulars for Woodlawn Plantation:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Conservation
Architectural Style Federal Style
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private
Historic Use Secondary structure
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 26th February 1970

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Woodlawn Plantation
Registry Address: W of jct. of U.S. 1 and Rte. 235
Registry Number: 70000792
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Thornton,William; Wood, Waddy D.
Architectural Style: Federal
Area in Acres: 160
Contributing Buildings: 3
Non-Contributing Buildings: 4
Contributing Sites: 1
Contributing Structures: 2
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Architecture, Politics-government, Conservation
Applicable Criteria: Person, Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Significant Year: 1799, 1805, 1951
Associated People: Washington, Lewis, Underwood, Mason
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Secondary structure, Single dwelling
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Education
Current Sub-Function: Museum

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