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c. 1760–1775. 362 Yorktown Rd.
  • End View

One of the relatively few pre-Revolutionary rural houses surviving south of Yorktown on the lower peninsula, this one was built with two rooms and a center passage on each of two floors. In its refined but modest details as well as its size, it closely resembles contemporary Williamsburg houses built for successful tradesmen. The house was owned and built by a member of the Harwood family who owned the surrounding land.

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Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "End View", [Newport News, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-HR47.

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