Frederick County Poor Farm

Frederick County Poor Farm, also known as the Frederick County Poorhouse, is a historic poor farm complex located at Round Hill, Frederick County, Virginia. The main building, erected in 1820, is a Federal style building that consists of a two-story brick main block and original lateral one-story brick wings with gable roofs. A nearly identical building is at the Shenandoah County Farm. Also on the property are a contributing brick spring house, secondary dwelling, blacksmith shop, storage building, poultry house, and board-and-batten outbuilding. The Frederick County Poor Farm remained open until 1947.[3]

Frederick County Poor Farm
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Frederick County Poor Farm in 2016
Frederick County Poor Farm is located in Virginia
Frederick County Poor Farm
Frederick County Poor Farm is located in the United States
Frederick County Poor Farm
LocationVA 654 E side, S of jct. with VA 679, Round Hill, Virginia
Coordinates39°12′44″N 78°13′24″W / 39.21222°N 78.22333°W / 39.21222; -78.22333Coordinates: 39°12′44″N 78°13′24″W / 39.21222°N 78.22333°W / 39.21222; -78.22333
Area24 acres (9.7 ha)
Built1820 (1820)
Architectural styleFederal
NRHP reference No.93000823[1]
VLR No.034-0099
Significant dates
Added to NRHPAugust 12, 1993
Designated VLRJune 16, 1993[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  3. ^ Jeffrey M. O'Dell and John S. Salmon (May 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Frederick County Poor Farm" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo

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