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VLR Listing Date 12/02/1969
NRHP Listing Date 02/26/1970
NRHP Reference Number 70000816
Delisted from VLR on 03/19/1997
Delisted from NRHP on 03/19/2001
A typical gentry-class Eastern Shore plantation house, Caserta, built ca. 1840, was originally the home of George P. Upshur. It was noted for its impressive open-well staircase. The house was struck by lightning and burned in 1975.
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VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark
Updated: June 13, 2019