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Virginia Department of Historic Resources

057-0018 Springdale

Springdale
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For additional information, read the Nomination Form PDF

VLR Listing Date 03/21/2013

NRHP Listing Date 05/23/2013

NPS property number 13000339

Exemplifying a unique evolution of architectural style in Mathews County, Springdale preserves two important stages of construction. The original portion, built in the latter 18th century, is a simple but elegant Georgian-style two-story residence. Around the 1840s, a new owner significantly expanded the house with a Federal-style wing that uses a central hyphen to connect the Georgian and Federal portions. The house also features a locally distinctive lunette window. Located on an inlet of Put-In Creek, Springdale preserves the central domestic portion of a historic plantation landscape that thrived from about 1774 into the 20th century in Mathews County.


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

Updated October 3, 2018