Four Farthing or Town Point

Four Farthing or Town Point (HMDZ5)

Location: Norfolk, VA 23510
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 50.786', W 76° 17.564'

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Here at a cedar tree was the western limit of the fifty acres constituting the original town of Norfolk. The land was bought in 1682 as a port for lower Norfolk County from Nicholas Wise, Jr. for "tenn thousand pounds of tobacco and caske." It was deeded to Capt. Wm. Robinson and Lt. Col. Anthony Lawson as Feoffees in Trust for the county.
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HM NumberHMDZ5
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Placed ByNorfolk, Virginia. Cast by Owen Foundry Mfg Co Inc
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:25pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 384743 N 4078616
Decimal Degrees36.84643333, -76.29273333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 50.786', W 76° 17.564'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 50' 47.16" N, 76° 17' 33.84" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 123 W Main St, Norfolk VA 23510, US
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