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086-0006 Preston House *Delisted

Preston House
Photo credit: Dell Upton/DHR, 1976

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For additional information, read the Nomination Form PDF

VLR Listing Date 04/20/1976

NRHP Listing Date 07/30/1976

NRHP Reference Number 76002120

Delisted from VLR on 10/01/1997

The Preston House, located near Saltville in Smyth County, was originally the home of Francis Preston, who represented the area in Congress and controlled the salt-producing lands in the vicinity. Begun in 1795 and later expanded, the house was demolished for a new dwelling in 1978.

Many properties listed in the registers are private dwellings and are not open to the public, however many are visible from the public right-of-way. Please be respectful of owner privacy.

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

Updated: January 18, 2022