Ben Venue (Washington, Virginia) facts for kids
U.S. Historic district
Ben Venue in May, 2016
|Location||Northeast of Washington on VA 729, near Washington, Virginia|
|Area||73 acres (30 ha)|
|Built by||Powers, James Leake|
|Part of||Ben Venue Rural Historic District (ID15001042)|
|NRHP reference No.||79003075|
|Added to NRHP||December 28, 1979|
|Designated CP||February 2, 2016|
Ben Venue is a historic home and farm located near Washington, Rappahannock County, Virginia. The main house was built between 1844 and 1846, and is a three-story, five bay, brick dwelling with a side gable roof and parapets. It features a one-story porch that covers the central three bays; it has four Doric order columns supporting a bracketed entablature. The property also includes three brick slave cabins, the original Fletcher homestead, kitchen, smokehouse, privy, and a formal garden.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
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