Home Site – Nelson County, Virginia
This Belmont home was built on the Union Hill property before 1856. It is located off of Mayo Creek Lane, about 1 mile north of Midway Mills on Rte. 743.
The home was a frame with exterior stone chimneys.
Timeline of Belmont Ownership
- – 1856 Joseph Carrington Cabell
- 1856 -1858 Property farmed by William D. Cabell after death of Joseph C. Cabell
- William D. Cabell conducts sale of personal property at Belmont in 1857
- 1857 – ? J. Grattan Cabell, M.D.
In his last will and testament in 1856, Joseph Carrington Cabell lists 12 adults and 2 children as enslaved persons at his Belmont Estate.