Ellerslie (HMB5L)

Location: Colonial Heights, VA 23834
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 16.224', W 77° 24.242'

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In 1839, David Dunlop and his wife, Anna Mercer Minge, a niece of President William Henry Harrison, acquired the Ellerslie tract. Robert Young designed the castellated Gothic Revival mansion for Dunlop in 1856, and construction began the next year. Surrounded by elaborately landscaped grounds, Ellerslie was damaged during the Civil War by Union artillery on 9 May 1864. Later, Gen. P. G. T. Beauregard established his headquarters here, and a Confederate rest camp occupied the grounds. In 1910, Carneal and Johnston, of Richmond, remodeled Ellerslie in a fanciful version of the Bungaloid style, but the tower and the basic structure of the house are original.
HM NumberHMB5L
Marker NumberS 32
Year Placed1998
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 3:43pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 286841 N 4127578
Decimal Degrees37.27040000, -77.40403333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 16.224', W 77° 24.242'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 16' 13.44" N, 77° 24' 14.52" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3220-3236 Longhorn Dr, Colonial Heights VA 23834, US
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