ⓘ Boykins, Virginia

                                     

ⓘ Boykins, Virginia

John Boykin acquired a tract to the south of what became the town on the road to Severn, North Carolina, which lay partly in Virginia and partly in North Carolina. In 1829 Boykin and his wife sold the land and moved to Alabama. In 1835, Edward Beaton, one of three brothers who were living in Isle of Wight County near the Blackwater River, came to Southampton County and acquired the tract of land that is now known as Boykins from Francis Rochelle. Beaton, who was a continuous resident of Boykins until his death in 1880, is given credit for the founding of the town.

In the Beaton-Powell house was listed on the national register of historic places in 2008. Completed in 1857, this two-storey house on the plantation has a living area of which exceeds four thousand square feet and has an additional five hundred square feet of porch space. This residence has a classic Greek revival features: front portico with pediment-like roof-line was supported by four columns, have bilateral symmetry, corner pilasters, the entablature, the shoulder wide, two - and four-paneled doors, two-over-two double sash Windows and five-inch exposure clapboard. A large roof overhang supported by massive brackets illustrates the influence of the Italian. Milled wood is supported by a continuous brick Foundation. All eight fireplace surrounds, exposed heart pine flooring and most of the plaster walls, ceilings, moldings and medallions, several internal features that remain intact. The original kitchen, which precedes the house still exists but was moved nearby. The building is noncontributing to the property has been built to complement the house.

In the Beaton-Powell house is the abundance of decoration in the Italian style, but first and foremost the Greek revival style, in addition, in its heyday before the war, called the national Democratic or even American Greek Revival style.1 is a two-story plantation house was built in 1857 on the 600-acre plot of land known as Boykins depot the citys founder, Edward Beaton.2 now the house is on half acre of well-groomed on the Northwest corner of main street and Virginia Avenue in the city of Boykins, Southampton County, Virginia.3 three prominent diagonal linking four twin, seven-inch square chamfered columns support a massive, complex two-tiered Central porch topped by a gable roof.

                                     
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  • Fort Boykin is a historic site in Isle of Wight County, Virginia located along the James River. The history of the site is believed to date back to 1623
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  • Jarrett Boykin Jr. born November 4, 1989 is a former American football and Canadian football wide receiver. He played college football at Virginia Tech
  • Hampden Sydney College, Virginia He is currently executive vice president at the Family Research Council. William Gerald Jerry Boykin was born on April 19
  • Frank William Boykin Sr. February 21, 1885 March 12, 1969 served as a Democratic Congressman in Alabama s 1st congressional district from 1935 - 1963