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Maidens in Goochland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Maidens Adventure Hotel

 
 
Maidens Adventure Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 8, 2015
1. Maidens Adventure Hotel Marker
Inscription. The Hotel, built before 1881, served canal boat passengers on the James River and Kanawha Canal and later railway passengers on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad which was built along much of the canal's tow path. In 1896 Annie and William T. Tucker bought both Maidens’ farm and the Hotel where the entire Tucker family lived and worked.

The hotel, which closed in 1920, stood North of the railroad tracks and East of Route 522; approximately 350 yards to the East Northeast of this point.
 
Location. 37° 40′ N, 77° 53.283′ W. Marker is in Maidens, Virginia, in Goochland County. Marker can be reached from Maidens Loop west of Maidens Road (U.S. 522), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located in Tucker Park at Maidens Crossing. Marker is in this post office area: Maidens VA 23102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Transportation on the James River (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maidens, Virginia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Michaux Grant (approx. 0.8 miles away); Goochland Courthouse (approx. 1.1 miles away); Goochland County Courthouse
Maidens Adventure Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 8, 2015
2. Maidens Adventure Hotel Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Monocan Indians Village of Pineville (Michaux) (approx. 1.5 miles away); Beaverdam Episcopal Church (approx. 2.5 miles away); The 1936 Virginia Prison Recordings (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Maidens.
 
Also see . . .  Tucker Park at Maidens Crossing. (Submitted on August 8, 2015.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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