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By Bernard Fisher, September 1, 2014
Early History of Suffolk Marker
Virginia, Suffolk — Cedar Hill Cemetery
Cedar Hill Cemetery sits on the site of a farm owned by the John Constant family in the early 1700ís. In 1802, the Town of Suffolk purchased 2½ acres of the farm to build a community meeting house as a shared house of worship for both blacks . . . — Map (db m103516) HM
Virginia, Suffolk — K-251 — Early History of Suffolk
A community developed here in the 1720s around John Constant's wharf, dwelling, and tobacco warehouse. The Virginia House of Burgesses chartered the town of Suffolk in 1742. It was incorporated as a town in 1808 and as a city in 1910; in 1974 it . . . — Map (db m76803) HM
Virginia, Suffolk — QB-1 — First Suffolk Church
Here stood the Colonial Suffolk Church, a large, cross-shaped, brick building, erected in 1753 as the second parish church of Upper Parish, Nansemond County, and the first house of worship in the town of Suffolk. It survived the burning of Suffolk . . . — Map (db m76804) HM

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