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Archer Cottage

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c. 1815. c. 1950, restoration. Waterfront

Rebuilt after the town fire of 1814, the small Archer Cottage is the sole above-ground remnant of Yorktown's lower town, a string of waterfront buildings built below the marl cliffs. It was substantially restored in the 1950s, but its ballast stone foundations survive from an earlier time.

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Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Archer Cottage", [Yorktown, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-HR45.6.

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