National Register of Historic Places listings in Nelson County, Virginia

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Location of Nelson County in Virginia

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Nelson County, Virginia.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Nelson County, Virginia, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in an online map.[1]

There are 25 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. Another property was once listed but has been removed.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted August 2, 2019.[2]
Map all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap 
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Current listings[edit]

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listed[4] Location City or town Description
1 Arrowhead April 15, 2019
(#100003613)
115 Arrowhead Ln.
37°38′27″N 78°45′01″W / 37.6407°N 78.7502°W / 37.6407; -78.7502 (Arrowhead)
Wingina
2 Bon Aire
Bon Aire
July 30, 1980
(#80004203)
East of Shipman on Cabell Rd.
37°40′53″N 78°43′11″W / 37.681250°N 78.719722°W / 37.681250; -78.719722 (Bon Aire)
Shipman
3 Edgewood
Edgewood
May 2, 2006
(#06000354)
3008 Warminster Dr.
37°41′21″N 78°42′23″W / 37.689167°N 78.706389°W / 37.689167; -78.706389 (Edgewood)
Wingina
4 Elk Hill
Elk Hill
March 27, 2007
(#07000220)
511 State Route 151
37°52′37″N 78°54′38″W / 37.877083°N 78.910694°W / 37.877083; -78.910694 (Elk Hill)
Nellysford
5 Greenwood-Afton Rural Historic District
Greenwood-Afton Rural Historic District
May 6, 2011
(#11000258)
Roughly 5 miles (8.0 km) to 7 miles (11 km) north and south of Interstate 64
38°01′56″N 78°50′24″W / 38.032222°N 78.840000°W / 38.032222; -78.840000 (Greenwood-Afton Rural Historic District)
Greenwood Boundaries modified on February 8, 2016. Extends into Albemarle and Augusta counties
6 Haines Chapel and Cemetery
Haines Chapel and Cemetery
February 10, 2014
(#13001174)
2600 State Route 56
37°53′19″N 79°09′16″W / 37.888611°N 79.154583°W / 37.888611; -79.154583 (Haines Chapel and Cemetery)
Vesuvius Extends into Rockbridge County
7 Lovingston High School
Lovingston High School
June 23, 2003
(#03000567)
8445 U.S. Route 29
37°45′01″N 78°52′47″W / 37.750278°N 78.879722°W / 37.750278; -78.879722 (Lovingston High School)
Lovingston
8 Lovingston Historic District
Lovingston Historic District
November 9, 2005
(#05001232)
State Route 56 (Front St.) from Orchard Rd. in the north to Sunset Ln. in the south, parallel to U.S. Route 29
37°45′35″N 78°52′15″W / 37.759722°N 78.870833°W / 37.759722; -78.870833 (Lovingston Historic District)
Lovingston
9 Mill Hill January 14, 2019
(#100003310)
524 Winery Rd.
37°52′43″N 78°55′36″W / 37.878611°N 78.926667°W / 37.878611; -78.926667 (Mill Hill)
Roseland
10 Mitchell's Brick House Tavern
Mitchell's Brick House Tavern
May 3, 2006
(#06000355)
5365 U.S. Route 29
37°42′56″N 78°54′44″W / 37.715556°N 78.912222°W / 37.715556; -78.912222 (Mitchell's Brick House Tavern)
Arrington
11 Montezuma
Montezuma
July 30, 1980
(#80004202)
Northeast of Norwood on Norwood Rd.
37°38′55″N 78°48′04″W / 37.648611°N 78.801111°W / 37.648611; -78.801111 (Montezuma)
Norwood
12 Nelson County Courthouse
Nelson County Courthouse
May 17, 1973
(#73002041)
Off U.S. Route 29
37°45′36″N 78°52′09″W / 37.760000°N 78.869167°W / 37.760000; -78.869167 (Nelson County Courthouse)
Lovingston
13 Oak Ridge Railroad Overpass
Oak Ridge Railroad Overpass
April 15, 1978
(#78003033)
Southwest of Shipman on Wilson Rd.
37°42′12″N 78°52′15″W / 37.703333°N 78.870833°W / 37.703333; -78.870833 (Oak Ridge Railroad Overpass)
Shipman
14 Pharsalia
Pharsalia
June 3, 2009
(#09000395)
2325 Pharsalia Rd.
37°48′05″N 79°01′41″W / 37.801389°N 79.028056°W / 37.801389; -79.028056 (Pharsalia)
Tyro
15 River Bluff
River Bluff
July 30, 1980
(#80004205)
South of Wintergreen on State Route 151
37°52′49″N 78°54′38″W / 37.880278°N 78.910694°W / 37.880278; -78.910694 (River Bluff)
Wintergreen
16 Riverside Farm
Riverside Farm
February 2, 2016
(#15001040)
6840 State Route 151
37°45′09″N 78°59′14″W / 37.752500°N 78.987361°W / 37.752500; -78.987361 (Riverside Farm)
Roseland
17 Rock Cliff
Rock Cliff
December 22, 2015
(#15000927)
12615 Norwood Rd.
37°38′29″N 78°44′37″W / 37.641389°N 78.743611°W / 37.641389; -78.743611 (Rock Cliff)
Wingina
18 Schuyler Historic District
Schuyler Historic District
March 21, 2007
(#07000195)
Crossroads of Schuyler Rd., Salem Rd., and Rockfish River Rd.
37°47′29″N 78°42′06″W / 37.791389°N 78.701667°W / 37.791389; -78.701667 (Schuyler Historic District)
Schuyler
19 Soldier's Joy
Soldier's Joy
November 28, 1980
(#80004204)
Southeast of Shipman on Norwood Rd.
37°38′32″N 78°43′56″W / 37.642361°N 78.732222°W / 37.642361; -78.732222 (Soldier's Joy)
Wingina
20 South Rockfish Valley Rural Historic District
South Rockfish Valley Rural Historic District
August 15, 2016
(#16000534)
State Route 151 and feeder roads
37°53′42″N 78°51′58″W / 37.895000°N 78.866111°W / 37.895000; -78.866111 (South Rockfish Valley Rural Historic District)
Nellysford
21 Swannanoa
Swannanoa
October 1, 1969
(#69000221)
West of the junction of U.S. Route 250 and the Howardsville Turnpike
38°01′41″N 78°52′08″W / 38.028056°N 78.868889°W / 38.028056; -78.868889 (Swannanoa)
Waynesboro Extends into Augusta County
22 Tyro Mill
Tyro Mill
August 30, 2006
(#06000749)
State Route 56
37°49′06″N 79°00′19″W / 37.818333°N 79.005278°W / 37.818333; -79.005278 (Tyro Mill)
Tyro
23 Wintergreen Country Store
Wintergreen Country Store
November 9, 2005
(#05001233)
1368 State Route 151, at the Spruce Creek Ln. junction
37°53′07″N 78°53′56″W / 37.885278°N 78.898889°W / 37.885278; -78.898889 (Wintergreen Country Store)
Nellysford
24 Major James Woods House
Major James Woods House
December 24, 2013
(#13000991)
3042 State Route 151
37°53′27″N 78°52′12″W / 37.890972°N 78.870000°W / 37.890972; -78.870000 (Major James Woods House)
Nellysford
25 Woodson's Mill
Woodson's Mill
December 17, 1992
(#92001703)
Lowesville Rd. east of its junction with Woodson Rd.
37°43′04″N 79°03′41″W / 37.717639°N 79.061389°W / 37.717639; -79.061389 (Woodson's Mill)
Lowesville

Former listing[edit]

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Summary
1 Midway Mill April 11, 1973
(#73002042)
March 19, 2001 On the James River at the end of Midway Mills Ln.
Midway Mills Demolished in 1998

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on August 2, 2019.
  3. ^ a b Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.