Sources:  Deborah Desantis


Four Locust Farm (aka Pettus Dairy Farm) is a well known home and farm complex located near Keysville, Charlotte County, Virginia, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The property includes a farm house dwelling, built during the mid 1800’s, and farm buildings, erected in the 20th. century. The house is a two-story frame dwelling covered by a low-pitched, hipped roof. Farm buildings include dairy and hay barns, silos, a milk house, workshop, equipment sheds, cattle pens, and tenant homes. The farm engaged in tobacco production from 1919 until 1925 when farm interests turned to dairy production and later in 1962, the farm ended its dairy operations and turned to beef cattle production.