Advance Mills Historic District

Also known as: Fray's Mill
Jct. VA 743 and VA 641, Advance Mills, Virginia


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National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 12, 2002
Reference number
NR name
Advance Mills
Architectural styles
Federal; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival
Areas of significance
Architecture; Commerce; Industry; Transportation
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Department store; Agricultural outbuildings; Manufacturing facility; Road-related; School; Secondary structure
Current functions
Single dwelling; Department store; Road-related; Water works; Secondary structure
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1810; 1833; 1900
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 18
Contributing structures: 3
Contributing sites: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 6
Non-contributing structures: 1

Update Log 

  • December 11, 2015: Updated by Michael Miller: Corrected "Name" & "Category", Added "Street View" and Imported Photo