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Cheriton in Northampton County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Eyre Hall

 
 
Eyre Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 30, 2016
1. Eyre Hall Marker
Inscription.
Has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses National significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
This rare fragment of 18th century Chesapeake landscape, with its Georgian house and out-buildings set among agricultural fields and marshlands expresses the wealth, status, and tastes of one family over more than two centuries as well as the economic and social history of the region.

National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Designated 2012

 
Location. 37° 18.623′ N, 75° 57.727′ W. Marker is in Cheriton, Virginia, in Northampton County. Marker is at the intersection of Eyrehall Drive and U.S. 13 on Eyrehall Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cape Charles VA 23310, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Salem Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Stratton Manor (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Tidewater Institute (approx. 0.8 miles away); Towne Fields (approx. 1.2 miles away); Home of the First Settler
Eyre Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 30, 2016
2. Eyre Hall
(approx. 2.8 miles away); Gingaskin Indian Reservation (approx. 3.1 miles away); Historic Northampton County Court Bell (approx. 3.1 miles away); Northampton County Veteran's Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheriton.
 
Regarding Eyre Hall. 14 generations of the same family have lived in Eyre Hall.
 
Also see . . .  Eyre Hall - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 2, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. AgricultureArchitectureColonial Era
 
Eyre Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 30, 2016
3. Eyre Hall
Eyre Hall Cemetery and Orangery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 30, 2016
4. Eyre Hall Cemetery and Orangery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 2, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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