A Resolution to the Virginia Board of Historic Resources and the National Park Service Supporting the Inclusion of Casanova on the Virginia Landmarks and National Registers


WHEREAS, Casanova  was first developed after the arrival of the railroad in 1852; and


WHEREAS, 16 properties and 32 resources of the late 19th century and early 20th century  contribute to the historic character of the Casanova Historic District; and


WHEREAS, the majority of resources in the district are dwellings, ranging in date from 1880 to 1910; and 


WHEREAS, the historic resources capture the essence of the community much as it appeared in the early 20th century and help tell the story of its development as a rural crossroads community that grew around the intersection with the railroad; now, therefore, be it


RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 8th day of September 2005, That the Board hereby supports and encourages the Virginia Board of Historic Resources to include the Casanova Historic District, located in the Cedar Run Magisterial District, in the Virginia Landmarks Register; and, be it


RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Virginia Board of Historic Resources recommend to the National Park Service, due to the established and unique history and National significance of Casanova, that this community be enrolled in the National Register of Historic Places.