Historic House Listings

General Custer Headquarters in 1865. Circa 1780. Five acres in VA with a pool! $169,900

June 13, 2020

So much history with this house! Would be fun to explore the property and the house. This home was built in 1780. It is located on five acres in Sutherlin, Virginia. The property has a pool and a pool house. This is known as the Brooklyn House. General Custer camped at this property in 1865 and used the house as his headquarters. There are still some original elements in the main house. Five bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 4,040 square feet. $169,900

Contact Robert Jacobs with Jacobs Real Estate: 434-793-4840

From the Zillow listing:


General Custer camped here in 1865, using this very home as his Headquarters. This 1780 (app.) built home is a real historical beauty, known throughout history as the “Brooklyn House” and has been noted in different publications as one of the loveliest properties on Brooklyn Road. Here is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own a piece of Americana with documented historical significance. (below)
What I love about this home
Gardens everywhere, 5 acres of serenity, Historical Charm & Significance, Unlimited Potential, Priced well below tax assessment, Stately Manor, Paver sidewalk, rock wall entrance, Large rooms


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