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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.
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. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
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 few steps from this marker); After the Surrender at Yorktown (a few steps from this
Tyndall's Point Park. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 2, 2009
2. Tyndall's Point Park.
marker); Natives, Explorers, Tobacco and Buccaneers (a few steps from this marker); A Vital British Outpost at Gloucester Point (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gloucester Point.
 
Vernon Street (facing south). image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 2, 2009
3. Vernon Street (facing south).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 650 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 5, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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