Soldier's Rest

Soldier's Rest is a historical farmhouse located in Berryville, Clarke County, Virginia, and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.

History

Constructed circa 1780 for the family of William Morton, it was later owned and added to by Daniel Morgan, a general in the American Revolution, and by Col Griffin Taylor, a veteran of the War of 1812, perhaps giving the home its name "Soldier's Rest".

Prior to the current house being built, a smaller one stood some 200 yards away, and said to be the place where George Washington stayed when he was surveying the land here for Lord Fairfax in 1748.

Building Activity

  • OpenBuildings
    OpenBuildings added a digital reference
    about 6 years ago via OpenBuildings.com