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Falmouth in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Shelton Cottage

 
 
Shelton Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., August 15, 2014
1. Shelton Cottage Marker
Inscription. This cottage is an example of an 18th century working man's home and was named for the family that owned it for several generations. A unique feature of the cottage is a central fireplace, more commonly seen in New England.
 
Erected by Stafford County Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 19.246′ N, 77° 27.955′ W. Marker is in Falmouth, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker is on River Road (County Route 607). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22405, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Moncure Daniel Conway (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anthony Burns (about 600 feet away); James Hunter (about 700 feet away); Freedom Began Here (about 700 feet away); The Forlorn Hope (about 700 feet away); A Sad Duty to Perform (about 700 feet away); Hobby School (about 800 feet away); Conway House (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falmouth.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Buildings
 
Shelton Cottage and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., August 15, 2014
2. Shelton Cottage and Marker
Shelton Cottage image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., August 15, 2014
3. Shelton Cottage
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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