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Edward Coles House, State Route 635, Greenfield, Nelson County, VA

Edward Coles House, State Route 635, Greenfield, Nelson County, VA



1987 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Honorable Mention
Significance: This rambling vernacular house was built along the Rockfish River by Edward Coles (1786-1868), the second Governor of Illinois from 1822-1826. He was the son of John Coles II of Enniscorthy in Ablemarle County. The initial 1-1/2 story, "V" notched log dwelling was expanded in stages, much of which predates 1820.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-341
Survey number: HABS VA-1248
Building/structure dates: 19t1 Initial Construction



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Lay, K Edward, project manager
University of Virginia, School of Architecture, sponsor
Ganzel, Cathleen, delineator


Greenfield37.92888, -78.83752
Google Map of 37.928883, -78.83751699999999


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