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Lincoln Homestead and Cemetery

Lincoln Homestead and Cemetery
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Lincoln Homestead
Location South of the junction of VA 684 and 42, near Broadway, Virginia
Coordinates

38°33′35″N 78°49′45″W / 38.55972°N 78.82917°W / 38.55972; -78.82917Coordinates: 38°33′35″N 78°49′45″W / 38.55972°N 78.82917°W / 38.55972; -78.82917{{#coordinates:38|33|35|N|78|49|45|W|region:US-VA_type:landmark |primary |name=

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Built c. 1800 (1800)
Architectural style Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 72001414[1]
VLR # 082-0014
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 5, 1972
Designated VLR August 15, 1972[2]

Lincoln Homestead and Cemetery, also known as the Jacob Lincoln House, is a historic home and cemetery located near Broadway, Rockingham County, Virginia. It was built in two sections. The main section was built about 1800, and is a two-story, five bay, brick structure with a side gable roof. It features an elaborate wooden cornice with Wall-of-Troy moiding, corbels and dentils, and a Federal style doorway. The two-story brick rear ell was built in 1849 and joined to the main house in the early-1900s. Located on the property is the is the Lincoln family cemetery in which are buried five generations of the family, including "Virginia John" Lincoln, great-grandfather of Abraham Lincoln.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (July 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Lincoln Homestead and Cemetery" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo

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