Effingham is a historic home and a national historic district located in Prince William County, Virginia. The main house at Effingham Manor dates back to 1767 and was built by William Alexander, a great grandson of John Alexander, the namesake of Alexandria, Virginia.
It is a large, two-story, five-bay, Tidewater-style, frame residence set on a raised basement. It features massive brick double chimneys at each end of the structure. Also included in the district are a brown sandstone blacksmith shop, a smokehouse and former slaves' quarters, as well as a terraced garden that is reputed to be one of the earliest in Virginia.
Effingham Manor, 14337 Trotters Ridge Pl, Nokesville, VA 20181
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