Early Colonial Custom House Historical

Early Colonial Custom House Historical (HM1VB5)

Location: Yorktown, VA 23690 York County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 14.093', W 76° 30.468'

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Built in 1706YorktownWas made a port of entry at aGeneral Assembly of the Colony and Dominionof Williamsburg the twenty-third day of October1705 in the fourth year of the reign of herMajesty Queen AnneThe Comte de Grasse ChapterThe National Society of theDaughters of the American Revolution Inc.Purchased this Custom House 1924Board of ManagementAt the time of purchaseMrs. Emma Leake Chenoweth, RegentMrs. Elizabeth Fox MadisonMrs. Nannie Cooke CurtisMrs. Lula Wade RenforthMrs. Nettie Richardson ClementsMrs. Lillie Hidgins WalthallMrs. Margaret Crooks SmithRestored byMrs. Letitia Pate EvansMember of the Comte de Grasse Chapter1920-1930Dedicated to perpetuatethe memory and spirit of the men and womenwho achieved American independenceSecond, lower marker:The Old Custom House410 Main StreetYorktown, VaHas been placed on theVirginia Historic Landmark Registerand the National Registerof Historic Placesc.1720
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HM NumberHM1VB5
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed1930
Placed ByDaughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 24th, 2016 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 366251 N 4121994
Decimal Degrees37.23488333, -76.50780000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 14.093', W 76° 30.468'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 14' 5.58" N, 76° 30' 28.08" W
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Area Code(s)757
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-410 Main St, Yorktown VA 23690, US
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