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

Early Land Patent

 
 
Early Land Patent Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 12, 1830.
 
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. The marker is located at the entrance to Tyndall's Point Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1376 Vernon Street, Gloucester Point VA 23062, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
Early Land Patent Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, February 26, 2021
2. Early Land Patent Marker
The marker has moderately weathered.
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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); Parts of a Parrott Rifle (within shouting distance of this marker); A Vital British Outpost at Gloucester Point (within shouting distance of this marker); The British Safety Valve (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gloucester Point.
 
Tyndall's Point Park. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 2, 2009
3. Tyndall's Point Park.
Vernon Street (facing south). image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 2, 2009
4. Vernon Street (facing south).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 700 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 5, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   2. submitted on March 1, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3, 4. submitted on May 5, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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May. 22, 2022