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