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The Mansion at Fort Chiswell

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Built  1839 (1839)-1840
VLR #  098-0005
Opened  1840
Phone  +1 276-637-1832
NRHP Reference #  71000992
Designated VLR  March 2, 1971
Area  30 ha
Added to NRHP  6 May 1971
The Mansion at Fort Chiswell
Location  325 Factory Outlet Drive, near Max Meadows, Fort Chiswell, Virginia
Built by  Thorn, Lorain; Johnson, James
Address  325 Factory Outlet Rd, Fort Chiswell, VA 24360, USA
Hours  Closed today TuesdayClosedWednesdayClosedThursday10AM–9PMFriday10AM–9PMSaturday10AM–9PMSunday10AM–3PMMondayClosedSuggest an edit
Architectural style  Greek Revival architecture
Similar  Fort Chiswell Animal P, Blue Ridge Mountains, Shot Tower Historical State Park, Jackson Ferry Shot Tower, Haller‑Gibboney Rock House

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The Mansion at Fort Chiswell, also known as the McGavock Mansion and Fort Chiswell Mansion, is a historic home located at Fort Chiswell near Max Meadows, Wythe County, Virginia. It was constructed in 1839-1840, by Stephen and Joseph Cloyd McGavock, and is a two-story, Greek Revival style brick dwelling. The front facade features two-story diastyle portico composed of two provincial Greek Doric order columns supporting a pediment. It has a steep gable ends with slightly projecting end chimneys and one-story Italianate bracketed porches. It has a two-story rear ell with a frame gallery and an attached a one-story brick kitchen. It is a private residence, available for tours and events.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.

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