McCormick, Leander, Observatory

600 McCormick Rd.
Charlottesville, Virginia

Historic Document

McCormick, Leander, Observatory is located in Albemarle County, Virginia certified as a historic location on Friday November 19, 2004. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Education, Domestic, more specifically a Research Facility, Single Dwelling. McCormick, Leander, Observatory was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Education, Architecture, Science.

McCormick, Leander, Observatory Information

Other Name: VDHR#002-1759
Ownership Type: State
Type of Resource: Structure
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1883, 1884, 1885
Level of Governmental Significance: State, National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wilson Bros; Warner & Swasey;Spooner; Manois & Sons/Alvan Clark and Sons
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

McCormick, Leander, Observatory Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 13
Number of historically contributing buildings: 3
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Charlottesville Historic Locations Albemarle County Historic Locations Virginia Historic Locations