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Nelson House

200-208 Nelson Street, Yorktown, VA 23690-4018
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An example of fine Colonial Living

The Thomas Nelson House is a relic from the pre-Revolution town of Yorktown. The bricks were fired... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
lawrenceloveless
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Burleson, Texas
Historic home

Thomas Nelson's family home remained intact and it still has a cannonball lodged in its brick side... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Alan S
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Raleigh, United States
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8 Apr 2018
“An example of fine Colonial Living”
5 Feb 2018
“Historic home”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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200-208 Nelson Street, Yorktown, VA 23690-4018
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

The Thomas Nelson House is a relic from the pre-Revolution town of Yorktown. The bricks were fired from local clay sources. The wood joinery as shown in the benches, stairs, tables and cabinets make you wonder how they had the time to do such fine...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Thomas Nelson's family home remained intact and it still has a cannonball lodged in its brick side from the Yorktown battle. His uncle's house was leveled by cannonballs and only a few foundation stones remain.

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

The Nelson House (or Thomas Nelson House) is a Georgian home built early in the 18th century. It became the home of its buidler's grandson, Thomas Nelson, Jr. Thomas Nelson, Jr., went on to sign the Declaration of Independence and was part of Gen. Washington's...More

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