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Miller-Kite House - Elkton, VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 38° 24.517 W 078° 36.950
17S E 708170 N 4253844
Quick Description: This house served as headquarters of General "Stonewall" Jackson during the early park of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign during the US Civil War.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 9/17/2011 6:40:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMCKKT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
Views: 2

Long Description:
The two-story brick house was built in 1827 by Henry Miller, Jr.

Its notority comes from serving as General Jackson's headquarters during April 19-30, 1862 when the Union and Confederate Armies clashed in the Shenandoah Valley.

The house is now operated by the local historical society as a museum - open only on Sundays 1-5PM between Memorial Day and Labor Day. No charge to enter. (Donations welcomed!)


Note: Do not be confused (like I was) with Kite Mansion over on 17271 Spotswood Trail which is another NRHP place in this town.
Street address:
310 E. Rockingham Street
Elkton, VA USA
22827


County / Borough / Parish: Rockingham County

Year listed: 1979

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849

Historic function: Domestic

Current function: Vacant/Not In Use - Historical Society Museum

Privately owned?: yes

Season start / Season finish: From: 5/29/2012 To: 9/4/2012

Hours of operation: From: 1:00 PM To: 5:00 PM

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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