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VLR Listing Date 02/19/1980
NRHP Listing Date 10/31/1980
NRHP Reference Number 80004219
Delisted from VLR on 03/19/1997
Delisted from NRHP on 03/19/2001
An imposing colonial mansion, Bladensfield was built in the third quarter of the 18th century by Robert (“Councillor”) Carter, who in 1790 gave the place to his son-in-law John C. Peck. It was purchased in 1847 by the Rev. William N. Ward, whose descendants owned it when it burned in 1996.
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VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark
Updated: March 19, 2021