Blandy Experimental Farm Historic District

Blandy Experimental Farm Historic District Blandy Experimental Farm Historic District is a national historic district located adjacent to The Tuleyries at Boyce, Clarke County, Virginia.
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It encompasses 15 contributing buildings, 1 contributing site, and 1 contributing structure. They include a large, two-story, brick slave's quarters built about 1825; a stone and brick stables that was later converted into a dwelling; a turn-of-the-20th-century farmhouse and its associated agricultural and domestic related outbuildings; a late-19th century vernacular hall-parlor-plan house; two historic dwelling sites; as well as orchards and fields of improved pasture. Graham F. Blandy bequeathed 700 acres of his approximately 900 acre estate to the University of Virginia, which accepted it after his death in 1926. The University began its program of agricultural biology at Blandy in 1927, and converted part of the landscape into an arboretum, now known as the Orland E. White Research Arboretum. The slaves quarter's, referred to as the Quarters, was converted into laboratories and student and faculty housing. In 1941, the Quarters building was greatly enlarged with the addition of three Colonial Revival wings. This addition created a "U"-shaped building with the original Quarters section as the east wing. A research greenhouse was built at the same time.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.

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400 Blandy Farm Ln
Boyce, VA
22620

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