Bacon's Castle

Bacon's Castle (HM150)

Location: Surry, VA 23883 Surry County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 6.283', W 76° 43.775'

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This house, just to the north, was built by Arthur Allen in 1655. In Bacon's Rebellion, 1676, the house was seized by a party of rebels and fortified. On December 29, 1676, it was captured by sailors from a ship in James River who were engaged in putting down the rebellion.
HM NumberHM150
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Marker NumberK-235
Year Placed1961
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 12:11am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 346313 N 4107888
Decimal Degrees37.10471667, -76.72958333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 6.283', W 76° 43.775'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 6' 16.98" N, 76° 43' 46.50" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6813-6839 VA-10, Surry VA 23883, US
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