Rachel E. Boak House Gore, VA

Birthplace of future novelist Willa Cather in 1873.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
250106
Names
Rachel E. Boak House
Willa Cather Birthplace
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Timeline

c. 1850
Construction of Willa Cather Birthplace
7 Dec 1873
Birth of Willa Cather
16 Nov 1978
Willa Cather Birthplace added to National Register of Historic Places
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National Register Data

Rachel E. Boak House has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places with the following information. Note: some of this data may have become outdated since the listing date. View full NRHP data →

National Register ID
78003017
Date Listed
19781116
Name
Cather, Willa, Birthplace
Other Names
Rachel E. Boak House
Address
NW of Gore on U.S. 50
City/Town
Gore
County
Frederick
State
Virginia
Category
building
Level of Significance
state
Years of Significance
c. 1850
Areas of Significance
LITERATURE; ARCHITECTURE