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Ferry Plantation House, Virginia Beach

Ferry Plantation House - Virginia Beach, Virginia
Ferry Plantation House
4136 Cheswick Lane, Virginia Beach, VA 23451Map

Rich in history, this site dates back to 1642 when the ferry service was first started by Adam Thoroughgood to connect plantations by the waterway and the third Princess Anne Courthouse built in 1735, which is the reputed site of imprisonment for Grace Sherwood, the \"Witch of Pungo,\" once stood on this site. The circa 1830 house which now stands on this site is a ten room, central passage plan Federal farm house that faces the Western Branch of the Lynnhaven River.

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