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086-0006 Preston House (Delisted)

Preston House (Delisted)
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VLR Listing Date 04/20/1976

NRHP Listing Date 07/30/1976

NPS property number 76002120

Delisted from VLR on 10/01/1997

The Preston house, located near Saltville in Smythe 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.


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

Updated September 11, 2018