Richmond County Courthouse

– Click on the image to enlarge or purchase – Richmond County Courthouse For those of you not from Virginia, Richmond County is nowhere near the city of Richmond. The county is 53 miles Northeast of the city on Virginia’s Northern Neck between the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers. It was formed from Old Rappahannock County in 1692. The first court house...

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Danson House

– Click on the image to enlarge or purchase – Danson House Danson House is a Grade I listed building at the centre of Danson Park in the London Borough of Bexley. The Georgian mansion was built in 1766 by Sir John Boyd for his second wife Catherine Chapone.   The Early Years The Danson Estates, as the property was originally known, date back to at least 1284....

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Morattico Post Office

– Click on the image to enlarge or purchase – Morattico Post Office The Morattico Post Office is one of 69 contributing buildings in the Morattico Historic District. The historic district is part of the unincorporated village of Morattico. It is a small watermen’s community situated on a peninsula on the eastern bank of the Rappahannock River in Lancaster...

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Bacons Castle

– Click on the image to enlarge or purchase – Bacons Castle On both historical and architectural grounds, Bacons Castle is one of the important buildings of the 17th century colonial period. It is the oldest documented brick dwelling in the United States. The building is a rare example of Jacobean architecture in the New World.  The property was given the...

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St. Luke’s Church

– Click on the image to enlarge or purchase – St. Luke’s Church St. Luke’s Church is the oldest church of English foundation in America.  The date of foundation has never been verified with any certainty despite much research.  The consensus is that the church was founded in 1632.  Two things support this date, both of which would be deemed...

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Antigua Sugar Mills

– Click on the image to enlarge or purchase – Antigua Sugar Mills The economy of Antigua today is dependent on tourism. The port of St. Johns is a popular stop on the cruise ship routes. There is also a well established network of resorts and villas for those who wish to stay on the island a little longer than the few hours offered to the cruise ship...

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