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Virginia Department of Historic Resources

253-5019 Exeter *Delisted

Exeter
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For additional information, read the Nomination Form PDF

VLR Listing Date 02/20/1973

NRHP Listing Date 08/14/1973

NPS property number 73002032

Delisted from VLR on 09/14/1988

Dating from the 1790’s, this unusual several-sectioned Federal plantation house was built by Dr. Wilson Cary Selden. Its portico and varied roof forms gave it particular distinction. It stood abandoned for many years and was finally destroyed by fire in 1980.


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

Updated February 7, 2019