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Fancy Farm
Fancy Farm (Bedford, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Fancy Farm (Bedford, Virginia)
Location in Virginia
Fancy Farm (Bedford, Virginia) is located in the United States
Fancy Farm (Bedford, Virginia)
Location in the United States
Location On VA 43, N of jct. with VA 682, near Bedford, Virginia
Area 15 acres (6.1 ha)
Built c. 1785 (1785)
Architectural style Georgian, Late Georgian
NRHP reference No. 72001384
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Added to NRHP January 7, 1972

Fancy Farm is a historic plantation house located at Kelso Mill, near Bedford, Bedford County, Virginia. It was built about 1785, and is a two-story, five bay brick dwelling in the Late Georgian style. It has a metal gable roof and two interior end chimneys. The interior features original woodwork. The house was restored in 1969–1971. Also on the property are a contributing brick storehouse, a frame kitchen with a stone chimney, and a frame quarters also with a stone chimney. The property features a panorama of the Peaks of Otter. Fancy Farm was used as the headquarters of Union General David Hunter in his Lynchburg campaign during the Valley Campaigns of 1864.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.

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