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Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House

 
 
Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 9, 2011
1. Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House Marker
Inscription.
Built 1808
Once home of William Wirt 1816-1818
lawyer, author, politician
Attorney General of the United States
This Federal Period house
is a superior example of its type
Acquired in 1970 by
The William Byrd Branch of the
Association for the Preservation
of Virginia Antiquities

 
Erected by Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
 
Location. 37° 32.428′ N, 77° 26.382′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of North 5th Street and Main Street (Virginia Route 147), on the right when traveling south on North 5th Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 North 5th Street, Richmond VA 23219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Major James Gibbon (a few steps from this marker); George Wythe (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Robertson Hospital (about 700 feet away); Stewart-Lee House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The "Richmond 34" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Evacuation Fire
Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 9, 2011
2. Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House Markers
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Evacuation of Richmond (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Richmond 34 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .
1. Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House. NPS Richmond (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Mrs. James Caskie House, 2 North Fifth Street, Richmond, Independent City, VA. Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress) (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

3. Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House (pdf files). National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

4. Tour of the Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House (video). Bob Vila (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
HABS and NRHP markers image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 9, 2011
3. HABS and NRHP markers
Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 9, 2011
4. Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House
Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 9, 2011
5. Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 458 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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