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Appomattox Historic District

  • Also Known As: VDHR File No. 165-5002

  • Vicinity: Roughly along High, Church, Highland, VA 131, Linden, Lee Grant, Oakleigh and Evergreen
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1845/00/00
1846/00/00
1854/00/00
1865/04/08 George Armstrong Custer Union commander George Custer's Union cavalry captures a Confederate supply train, artillery and blocks Robert E Lee's retreat Battles of Appomattox Station and Court House
1908/00/00 Charles M Robinson Architect Appomattox Agriculture High School built

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Particulars for Appomattox Historic District:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Business
Historic Use Cemetery
Area of Significance Commerce
Criminal Justice Correctional Facility
Area of Significance Education
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Architectural Style Late Victorian
Area of Significance Law, Legal System
Owner Local
Architectural Style Mid 19th century revival
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property
Historic Use School
Historic Use Single dwelling
Area of Significance Theatre
Area of Significance Transportation



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 16th May 2002

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Appomattox Historic District
Registry Address: Roughly along High, Church, Highland, VA 131, Linden, Lee Grant, Oakleigh and Evergreen
Registry Number: 02000510
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private, Local
Architect: Robinson, Charles; et.al.
Architectural Style: Mid 19th century revival, Late victorian
Area in Acres: 199
Contributing Buildings: 297
Non-Contributing Buildings: 135
Contributing Structures: 6
Non-Contributing Structures: 9
Contributing Objects: 3
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Education, Politics-government, Law, Religion, Transportation
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Significant Year: 1845, 1846, 1854
Historic Function: Government, Education, Religion, Domestic, Commerce, Trade, Funerary, Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Business, School, Religious structure, Correctional facility, Single dwelling, Cemetery, Theater
Current Function: Domestic, Government, Education, Religion, Commerce, Trade, Funerary, Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling Business Courthouse School Religious structure Cemetery Museum

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