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Moore House

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c. 1750, 1885, 1935–1936. VA 676. (1 mile east on Moore House St., then Washington Rd., or VA 238 from Yorktown). Open to the public

Famous as the site where Lord Cornwallis surrendered to General Washington, this two-story frame structure has been extensively rebuilt. The five-bay central section and the roof retain their original form.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Moore House", [Yorktown, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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