The Tolbert Building

The Tolbert Building (HM5M5)

Location: Leesburg, VA 20175 Loudoun County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 6.792', W 77° 33.875'

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Dedicated December 10, 1990
In honor of former Vice Mayor
John W. Tolbert, Jr.


The Tolbert building was originally two dwellings located at 6 and 8 Loudoun Street; built prior to 1796 on a part of lot no. 14, which was sold by Nicolas Minor to John Gladdin in 1758. Purchased by the town in 1967, it served as the town's police headquarters in the late 1970's and was converted to retail/office use in the early 1980's. In a public/private partnership with the town of Leesburg, Peter and Diana Burnett purchased the building and had it moved to this location on April 1, 1990.

John W. Tolbert, Jr., the first black person elected to public office in Leesburg, served on the council from 1976 to 1990 and served as Vice Mayor of the town from 1988 to 1990. Vice Mayor Tolbert was instrumental in forging the public/private partnership essential to the relocation and restoration effort for this building, which made way for the construction of the first public parking structure in Loudoun County.
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HM NumberHM5M5
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Year Placed1990
Placed ByTown of Leesburg
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 5:45am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 278267 N 4332470
Decimal Degrees39.11320000, -77.56458333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 6.792', W 77° 33.875'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 6' 47.52" N, 77° 33' 52.50" W
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Area Code(s)703, 540, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9 Royal St SE, Leesburg VA 20175, US
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