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Blackstone in Nottoway County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Blackstone Hotel

121 N. Main Street

— C.A. 1900 Framed Commercial Brick Building —

 
 
The Blackstone Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 24, 2021
1. The Blackstone Hotel Marker
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Built as a 20 room hotel, this building was home to military personnel during WWII, including comedian Red Skelten. Later, the building was merged with the Dodge Brothers Dealership. Later after considerable structural changes, it became Sheffield Furniture Store then Schewel's Furniture before being restored to its original state by the Friends of Blackstone and operated as the Blackstone Antiques & Craft Mall.

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: Industry & CommerceWar, World II.
 
Location. 37° 4.884′ N, 77° 59.826′ W. Marker is in Blackstone, Virginia, in Nottoway County. Marker is on North Main Street (Business U.S. 460) just south of Tavern Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 N 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. Dodge Brothers Dealership (here, next to this marker); Veterans Memorial
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 108 North Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Black’s and White’s Station (within shouting distance of this marker); L.B. Spencer Drug Company (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The L.C. Tucker Building, 101 S. Main Street (about 400 feet away); First National Bank of Blackstone, VA. (about 400 feet away); Blackstone (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blackstone.
 
The Blackstone Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 24, 2021
2. The Blackstone Hotel Marker
 
 
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 181 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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