Raceland (HMBK1)

Location: Petersburg, VA 23803
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 8.242', W 77° 31.601'

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Nearby stands Raceland, also known as Rice's Tavern, built ca. 1750. The building originally was a simple story-and-a-half dwelling with a hall-and-parlor plan. Subsequent additions transformed it into a two-story Federal-style house. It has been used as a tavern and private home. William "Racer Billy" Wynn, renowned owner of fine horses during the early 19th century, lived here. Wynn had stables and a racetrack on the property and briefly owned Timoleon, considered one of the fastest Thoroughbreds of the 1810s.
HM NumberHMBK1
Marker NumberS 46
Year Placed2000
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 11:22pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 275570 N 4113099
Decimal Degrees37.13736667, -77.52668333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 8.242', W 77° 31.601'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 8' 14.52" N, 77° 31' 36.06" W
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Area Code(s)804, 434, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9798 Boydton Plank Rd, Petersburg VA 23803, US
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