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Gloucester Point in Gloucester County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Early Land Patent

 
 
Early Land Patent Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 2, 2009
1. Early Land Patent Marker
Inscription. Argoll Yeardley patented 4000 acres of land, known as Tyndall's Neck, here on the north side of Charles (now York) River, October 12, 1640. This was one of the first land patents north of the York River.
 
Erected 1930 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number NW 10.)
 
Location. 37° 15.023′ N, 76° 30.08′ W. Marker is in Gloucester Point, Virginia, in Gloucester County. Marker is on Vernon Streeet near Riverview Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The marker is located at the entrance to Tyndall's Point Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1376 Vernon Street, Gloucester Point VA 23062, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gloucester Point (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Gloucester Point (here, next to this marker); Welcome to Gloucester Point (a few steps from this marker); After the Surrender at Yorktown (a few steps from this marker); Natives, Explorers, Tobacco and Buccaneers (a few steps from this marker); A Vital British Outpost at Gloucester Point
Tyndall's Point Park. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 2, 2009
2. Tyndall's Point Park.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Attacking with “Decisive Vigor” (within shouting distance of this marker); The British Safety Valve (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gloucester Point.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Vernon Street (facing south). Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 2, 2009
3. Vernon Street (facing south).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 552 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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