The Brick House At Conjurer's Neck

The Brick House At Conjurer's Neck (HM1YKN)

Location: Colonial Heights, VA 23834
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 17.119', W 77° 21.994'

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Conjurer's Neck, located on this peninsula formed by Swift Creek and the Appomattox River, was occupied by Native Americans as early as 1000-3000 BC. This general area supported a substantial Appamattuck Indian settlement by AD 1600. Richard Kennon, a Bermuda Hundred merchant who later served in the Virginia House of Burgesses, purchased the Neck in 1677. He and Elizabeth (Worsham) settled here soon after, and their firstborn son was laid to rest here in 1688. By the mid-18th century, the Kennon family had built the Brick House, for years a navigational landmark on the river. The Conjurer's Neck Archaeological District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Year Placed2016
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 290205 N 4129149
Decimal Degrees37.28531667, -77.36656667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 17.119', W 77° 21.994'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 17' 7.14" N, 77° 21' 59.64" W
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Area Code(s)804
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 119 Waterfront Dr, Colonial Heights VA 23834, US
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