Fotheringay (HMFUA)

Location: Elliston, VA 24087 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 11.434', W 80° 14.182'

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Fotheringay was the home of George Hancock (1754-1820), a colonel in the Virginia Line during the Revolutionary War and aide-de-camp to Count Casimir Pulaski. He later served in both the Virginia House of Delegates and in the U.S. Congress, and was the father-in-law of explorer William Clark. Fotheringay, an elegant expressing of the Federal style, was built about 1796 with a steep mountain as a dramatic backdrop. Fotheringay's interior woodwork, particularly its chimneypieces and doorways, features delicately carved motifs copied from the pattern books of English architect William Pain.
Marker NumberK 67
Year Placed1998
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 6:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 567775 N 4116285
Decimal Degrees37.19056667, -80.23636667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 11.434', W 80° 14.182'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 11' 26.04" N, 80° 14' 10.92" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8335 Roanoke Rd, Elliston VA 24087, US
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