SR 602 N of jct. with SR 724, Howardsville, Virginia


File:Monticola near Howardsville Albemarle County Virginia by Frances Benjamin Johnston 1935.jpg

View of the facade of 'Monticola,' near Howardsville, Albemarle County, Virginia, by the American photographer and photojournalist Frances Benjamin Johnston. The 8 x 10 safety film negative is dated 1935, and forms part of the Johnston archives at the Library of Congress, to which the photographer bequeathed her work in perpetuity, hence there are no restrictions on publication. Image courtesy of the Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 22, 1990
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival; Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
Area of significance
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1853; 1887; 1894
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 4
Contributing sites: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 2
Non-contributing structures: 1

Update Log 

  • December 21, 2015: Photo imported by Michael Miller

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