Burke's Garden Rural Historic District

Valley encircled by Garden Mountain, Tazewell, Virginia

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By Ser Amantio di Nicolao at English Wikipedia, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=26622668

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 25, 1986
Reference number
86000306
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Victorian; Other architectural type; I-House
Areas of significance
Archeology - Prehistoric; Archeology - Non-Aboriginal; Exploration/Settlement; Architecture; Agriculture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction; D - Information Potential
Property type
District
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Agricultural fields; Animal facility; Secondary structure
Current functions
Single dwelling; Secondary structure; Agricultural fields; Animal facility
Periods of significance
5000-6999 BC; 7000-8999 BC; 1499-1000 AD; 1900-1750 AD; 1749-1500 AD; 1000 AD-999 BC; 1000-2999 BC; 1900-1924; 3000-4999 BC
Significant years
ca. 1752; 1801; 1900
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 71
Contributing structures: 178
Contributing sites: 37
Non-contributing buildings: 54
Non-contributing structures: 46

Tags 

18th Century (4,653)
Brick (42,462)
Built during 1750s (500)
District (10,511)
Exotic Revival (7,381)
Limestone (8,192)
Log (2,299)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
Private owner (54,398)
Tazewell County, Virginia (23)
Tazewell, Virginia (5)
Victorian (19,698)
Virginia (3,636)

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  • October 2, 2020: New photo from Bill Eichelberger

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