Used for tobacco agriculture for 100 years, from the 1840s to the 1940s, Cedar Grove is an antebellum farmstead site preserving archaeological data relating to rural life of the region. The site is currently situated on the top of a ridge extending into the John H. Kerr Reservoir, its lowlands being inundated following acquisition of the property by the Federal government. The main house is represented by a thirty-five-foot-square fieldstone pier foundation, a stone and brick cellar divided by a load-bearing wall, and two brick chimney falls. Nearby, within the curtilage, are the sites of a well, a double-flue tobacco barn, ordering rooms, and various outbuildings. Large oaks, ornamental vegetation, piles of fieldstone, and an old road trace are also present on the site.
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VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark