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Sessions-Pope-Sheild Property

 
 
Sessions-Pope-Sheild Property Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), February 26, 2021
1. Sessions-Pope-Sheild Property Marker
Inscription.  
Sessions-Pope-Sheild Property
600 Main Street

has been placed on the
Virginia Historic
Landmark Register

and the
National Register
of Historic Places

Original site occupied c. 1692
Present Dwelling c.1760
Nominated by Yorktown Branch, APVA

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureColonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1692.
 
Location. 37° 14.049′ N, 76° 30.411′ W. Marker is in Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker is on Main Street just east of Nelson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Main St, Yorktown VA 23690, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Great Valley (a few steps from this marker); Nelson House, circa 1730 (within shouting distance of this marker); Dudley Digges House, circa 1760 (within shouting distance of this marker); William Nelson House Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Cox House
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Rogers' (the "poor potter") Pottery Ruins (about 300 feet away); Comte de Grasse (about 400 feet away); Early Colonial Custom House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorktown.
 
Sessions-Pope-Sheild Property image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), February 26, 2021
2. Sessions-Pope-Sheild Property
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 1, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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