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Little England Chapel

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c. 1879. 4100 Kecoughtan Rd.
  • Little England Chapel

Tradition holds that this modest weatherboarded structure was constructed by Hampton Institute students under the sponsorship of the American Missionary Association. It was intended as a missionary chapel for the nearby heavily populated black area known as Cock's Newtown. The structure consists of a vestibule and a meeting room.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Little England Chapel", [Hampton, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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