Blackstone in Nottoway County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The L.C. Tucker Building, 101 S. Main Street
C.A. 1900 Romanesque Revival Brick Commercial Building
Dr. Llewellyn C. Tucker was the original builder and owner of this building and ran a dentist office upstairs. Richard "Dick Watt" Manson operated People's Clothing Company in the lower level from 1905-1942. Before 1927, Blackstone Town Office. The Veteran's Grill opened here in 1942 until sometime in the 1950s. This building was completed in 1903-1904 after a fire destroyed a general store that previously occupied this location. This building was most recently renovated in 2008 by RS Developments, LLC.
This building is listed by the United States Department of the Interior National Park Service as a contributing structure on the National Register of Historic Places.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Government & Politics • Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1927.
Location. 37° 4.819′ N, 77° 59.848′ W. Marker is in Blackstone, Virginia, in Nottoway County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (Business U.S. 460) and East Broad Street, on the left when Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 S Main St, Blackstone VA 23824, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. L.B. Spencer Drug Company (a few steps from this marker); First National Bank of Blackstone, VA. (a few steps from this marker); 108 North Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Dodge Brothers Dealership (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Blackstone Hotel (about 400 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Black’s and White’s Station (about 500 feet away); Blackstone (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blackstone.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.