Brandon-on-the-Dan (NRIS 100001510)
1072 Calvary Rd.,
Virginia. County/parish: Halifax.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
August 28, 2017.
Also known as:
- Brandon-on-the-Dan is a historic estate at 1072 Calvary Road (Virginia State Route 119), overlooking the Dan River in rural western Halifax County, Virginia. The estate includes an early log house, and a c. 1855 Greek Revival wood-frame main house that received an extensive Craftsman-style alteration in 1915 by North Carolina master craftsman Thomas Day. The 200-acre (81 ha) also includes a large African-American cemetery, and a log tobacco barn; the latter is distinctive as an example of modern log construction.The property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2017. (read more...)
Day, Thomas, workshop (ca. 1855 finish carpentry)
Hopper, James Woodson (1915 remodeling)
Williamson, George W. “Tump, ” and others (builders of tobacco barn)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100001510