Oak Hill (Annandale, Virginia)

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Oak Hill
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Location4716 Wakefield Chapel Rd., Annandale, Virginia
Coordinates 38°49′15″N77°14′25″W / 38.82083°N 77.24028°W / 38.82083; -77.24028 Coordinates: 38°49′15″N77°14′25″W / 38.82083°N 77.24028°W / 38.82083; -77.24028
Area2.7 acres (1.1 ha)
ArchitectMacomber, Walter M.
Architectural styleGeorgian, Colonial Revival
NRHP reference # 04000478 [1]
VLR #029-0028
Significant dates
Added to NRHP19 May 2004
Designated VLRMarch 17, 2004 [2]

Oak Hill in Annandale, Virginia is a Georgian style home built in 1790. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004. [1]


It was extensively renovated in the 1930s and is significant for its architecture after that renovation. [3]


On the night of November 5, 1861, a shootout occurred at Oak Hill between members of the units later involved in the Bog Wallow Ambush, in an area of much probing and patrolling between Union and Confederate forces. [4] All three of the Fitzhugh estates were protected by orders from both sides throughout the war. [5]

David and Amanda Scheetz purchased the home in 2008, after a foreclosure, for $1.15 million. [6] The home is open to tours periodically. [7]

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  1. 1 2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  3. Jennifer B. Hallock and Laura V. Trieschmann (1 November 2003), "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Oak Hill (029-0028" (pdf), 32 pages including plans and map, National Park Service
  4. "braddockheritage.org/ – Oak Hill: Civil War Skirmish". braddockheritage.org.
  5. "History of Annandale". annandale.va.us.
  6. Amy Gardner (24 July 2008). "Oak Hill Rises From The Ashes of Foreclosure". The Washington Post.
  7. "Private Historic Home Opens For Infrequent Public Visitation"