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Virginia Department of Historic Resources

028-0029 Monte Verde

Monte Verde
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For additional information, read the Nomination Form PDF

VLR Listing Date 03/13/2002

NRHP Listing Date 05/30/2002

NPS property number 02000586

Monte Verde was begun in 1815 by Captain Joseph Janey when he built a two-story frame house with a center-hall plan. A remarkably high percentage of the original architectural fabric of both the interior and exterior survives, including early features in both the attic and the cellar. The Federal woodwork on the interior includes high-style Adam mantels with colonnettes, and there is a Cold War era bomb shelter under the back porch. The house is situated on a high ridge facing the Rappahannock River.


Abbreviations:
VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark

Updated October 18, 2018