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Cromwell's Run Rural Historic District

  • Also Known As: VDHR File No. 030-5434

  • Address: Atoka Rd
  • Vicinity: Along, roughly bounded on the W by Goose Creek, on the N by US Rt. 50, on the east by Cromwell's Run
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Dew, William Bland "Billy" Jr. Architect Rockburn
1772/00/00 George Washington Owner GW owns about 600 acres on the east side of Cromwell's Run Rural Historic District between Goose Creek and Chattins Run, most will become part of Flint Hill Farm.
1862/11/07 George B McClellan Union commander Encamped with troops near a house, Maidstone, receives notice he is relieved of his command and will be replaced by Gen Ambrose Burnside
1864/11/00 John S Mosby Military action Mosby executes 7 Union soldiers, chosen by lottery Mosby executes 7 Union soldiers, chosen by lottery
1963/00/00 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Weekend home Wexford
1963/00/00 John F Kennedy Weekend home Wexford

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Particulars for Cromwell's Run Rural Historic District:
Area of Significance Agriculture
Architectural Style American Colonial
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Cultural Affiliation Black American
Area of Significance Commerce
Area of Significance Education
Area of Significance Entertainment - Recreation
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Architectural Style Federal Style
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance Local
Historic Use Meeting hall
Area of Significance Military
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Politics-government
Historic Use Post Office
Owner Private
Historic Use Retail shop
Historic Use Secondary structure
Historic Use Single dwelling
Area of Significance Social History
Historic Use Specialty Store
Building Type Warehouse

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 19th September 2008

Registry Name: Cromwell's Run Rural Historic District
Registry Address: Along Atoka Rd., roughly bounded on the W. by Goose Creek, on the N. by US Rt. 50, on the east by Cromwell's Run
Registry Number: 08000907
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private
Architect: Dew, William Bland "Billy" Jr.; et al.
Architectural Style: Colonial, Federal
Attribute: Greek Revival
Area in Acres: 14185
Contributing Buildings: 384
Non-Contributing Buildings: 469
Contributing Sites: 19
Non-Contributing Sites: 6
Contributing Structures: 35
Non-Contributing Structures: 51
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture, Commerce, Education, Entertainment-recreation, Black, Exploration-settlement, Military, Politics-government, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Person, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Significance of less than fifty years
Significant Year: 1772, 1852, 1862
Associated People: President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy
Historic Function: Commerce, Trade, Commerce, Trade, Commerce, Trade, Social, Government, Domestic, Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Department store, Warehouse, Post office, Secondary structure, Specialty store, Meeting hall
Current Function: Government, Religion, Funerary, Funerary, Agriculture, subsistence, Domestic, Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling Secondary structure Post office Religious structure Cemetery Graves, burials Sport facility

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