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1846
Mexican War begins. Treaty signed in 1848 cedes American Southwest and California to the United States.
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VIRGINIA - Hanover County

Ashland Historic District (added 1983 - - #83003284)
Center, Racecourse, James, Howard, Clay Sts., Hanover and Railroad Aves. , Ashland
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Transportation, Other
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , State , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: College, Rail-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Current Sub-function: College, Religious Structure

Beaverdam Depot (added 1988 - - #88002060)
Also known as DHL42-81
On C & O RR tracks at jct. of VA 715 and 739 , Beaverdam
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Cedar Creek Meetinghouse Archeological Site (44HN119) (added 1987 - - #87000605)
Also known as 44HN119;DHL File #42-121
Address Restricted , Montpelier
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Education
Cultural Affiliation: Quakers
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Unoccupied Land

Church Quarter (added 2000 - - #00001436)
Also known as DHR No. 42-6
12432 Old Ridge Rd. , Doswell
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Social
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall

Clover Lea (added 1979 - - #79003045)
E of Mechanicsville off VA 629 , Mechanicsville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Cold Harbor National Cemetery (added 1995 - - #95000922)
Also known as VDHR No. 42-136
Jct. VA 156 and 619, .5 mi. E , Mechanicsville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Meigs, Montgomery C.
Architectural Style: Second Empire
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery

Cool Well (added 2007 - - #07000931)
Also known as 042-0248
8198 Shady Grove Rd, , Mechanicsville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Dewberry (added 1996 - - #96000576)
Also known as VDHR file no. 42-07
Approximately 1 mi. NE of jct. of VA 738 and VA 601 , Beaverdam
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Garden, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Garden, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Fork Church (added 1970 - - #70000801)
At jct. of Rtes. 738 and 685 , Ashland
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure
Current Function: Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure

Hanover County Courthouse (added 1969 - - #69000247)
Jct. of Rte. 1006 and U.S. 301 , Hanover Court House
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Henry,Patrick
Significant Year: 1763, 1735
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Hanover County Courthouse Historic District (added 1971 - - #71000980)
US 301 , Hanover
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1825-1849, 1700-1749
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Historic Sub-function: Correctional Facility, Courthouse, Government Office, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Correctional Facility, Courthouse, Government Office, Theater, Warehouse

Hanover Meeting House (added 1991 - - #91001089)
Also known as Polegreen Presbyterian Church;Polegreen Church Archeological
Address Restricted , Mechanicsville
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Person, Event
Historic Person: Davies,Rev. Samuel
Significant Year: 1755, 1864, 1743
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Military, Religion, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: Scots-Irish, Southern Dissidents, African-American Slaves
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure
Current Function: Funerary, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Unoccupied Land

Hanover Town (added 1974 - - #74002122)
Address Restricted , Mechanicsville
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: American
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Warehouse
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Hanover Wayside (added 2002 - - #02001365)
Also known as 042-0286
8225 Hanover Wayside Rd. , Hanover
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Conservation, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Federal , Local
Historic Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Park
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Park

Hickory Hill (added 1974 - - #74002121)
E of Ashland off VA 646 , Ashland
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Wickham,Williams Carter
Significant Year: 1875, 1820
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Immanuel Episcopal Church (added 1996 - - #96000577)
Also known as VDHR File No. 42-125
SR 606, 1.7 mi. E of jct. with US 360 , Mechanicsville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: unknown
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure

Laurel Meadow (added 1995 - - #95000827)
Also known as VDHR File No. 42-244
VA 643 E side, 0.2 mi. S of jct. with VA 627 , Mechanicsville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Storage

Montpelier Historic District (added 2002 - - #02000517)
Also known as DHR File No. 042-5016
Roughly along Mountain Rd. , Montpelier
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hartsook, L.P., Hogue, E.S.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Colonial
Area of Significance: Religion, Education, Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Federal , Local , Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Meeting Hall, Post Office, Processing, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, Library, Meeting Hall, Post Office, Professional, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Oak Forest (added 1999 - - #99000964)
7400 Rual Point Road , Mechanicsville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Oakland (added 1974 - - #74002123)
N of Montpelier , Montpelier
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Page,Thomas Nelson
Significant Year: 1898
Area of Significance: Literature
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Oakley Hill (added 1994 - - #94000459)
Also known as VDHR No. 42-137
VA 156 S side, 2500 ft. W of jct. with VA 643 , Mechanicsville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Patrick Henry's Birthplace Archeological Site (added 1982 - - #82001819)
Address Restricted , Studley
Historic Significance: Person, Information Potential
Historic Person: Henry,Patrick
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: American Revolution
Period of Significance: 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Pine Slash (added 1987 - - #87001946)
Also known as Prospect Hill;DHL File No.42-122
VA 643 , Studley
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use

Randolph-Macon College Buildings (added 1979 - - #79003044)
Randolph-Macon College campus , Ashland
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: West,William, Price,B.F.
Architectural Style: Gothic, Italianate
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: College, Religious Structure
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

Richmond National Battlefield Park (added 1966 - - #66000836)
E of Richmond , Richmond
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Battle Site, Fortification
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Monument/Marker, Museum, Park

Ruffin, Edmund, Plantation (added 1966 - - #66000837)
Also known as Marlbourne
11 mi. NE of Richmond on U.S. 360 , Richmond
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Ruffin,Edmund
Significant Year: 1855, 1843
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

Rural Plains (added 1975 - - #75002021)
6 mi. N of Mechanicsville off VA 606 , Mechanicsville
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Shelton,Sarah
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Scotchtown (added 1966 - - #66000835)
Also known as Patrick Henry House
10 mi. NW of Ashland on VA 685 , Ashland
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Henry,Patrick
Significant Year: 1777, 1771
Area of Significance: Military, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Selwyn (added 2003 - - #03000445)
Also known as 042-0120
6279 Powhite Farm Dr. , Mechanicsville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Federal, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Military
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Sharp's Oakland (added 2002 - - #01001514)
Also known as Sharp's;J.B. Mathews House
12308 Verdon Rd. , Doswell
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Second Empire
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Slash Church (added 1972 - - #72001399)
Also known as Upper Church;St. Paul's Parish
VA 656, N of jct. with VA 657 , Ashland
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Spring Green (added 2002 - - #02000316)
Also known as 042-0031
2160 Old Church Rd. , Mechanicsville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Processing, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Springfield (added 1994 - - #94000990)
Also known as VDHR File No. 42-428
VA 631 S side, 0.4 mi. SW of jct. with VA 671 , Coatesville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Garden, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Garden, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

St. Paul's Episcopal Church (added 1994 - - #94000460)
Also known as VDHR No. 42087
Jct. of US 301 and VA 54, SW corner , Hanover
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Sycamore Tavern (added 1974 - - #74002124)
W of U.S. 33 , Montpelier
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Page,Thomas Nelson
Area of Significance: Architecture, Literature
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Restaurant
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: Library

Totomoi (added 1976 - - #76002108)
W of Studley on VA 643 , Studley
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Trinity Church (added 1990 - - #90001923)
Jct. of VA 738 and VA 658 , Beaverdam
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Green,Milton & William
Architectural Style: Early Republic, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Williamsville (added 1985 - - #85002915)
Also known as DHL File #42-27
Off VA 615 , Studley
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ellett,Benjamin
Architectural Style: Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture, Military
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling




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