Callaway, Pompey, House - Elliston, Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon
N 37° 12.988 W 080° 13.825
17S E 568280 N 4119163
Quick Description: The historic home was built in 1910 and is located in the rural community of Elliston, Virginia.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 6/2/2007 11:18:26 AM
Waymark Code: WM1MHC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 21

Long Description:
The Pompey Callaway House is a 1910 house in the historically black section of the town Elliston. The builder and owner, Pompey Callaway, was born a slave in Franklin County. It is said that he modeled his home after the home of his former master. Virginia Landmarks Register: June 20, 1989 National Register of Historic Places: November 13, 1989.

The Callaway Pompey House is still a private residence and considered private property. Please be respectful when visiting this waymark.

Source/Credit: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities - African American Heritage
Street address:
4730 Callaway Road
Elliston, Va. United States
24087


County / Borough / Parish: Montgomery County

Year listed: 1989

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1900 - 1924

Historic function: Domestic Dwelling

Current function: Domestic Dwelling

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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