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Gloucester Women's Club, U.S. Route 17 & State Route 14, Gloucester, Gloucester County, VA

Gloucester Women's Club, U.S. Route 17 & State Route 14, Gloucester, Gloucester County, VA

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Significance: The original 18th-century core of the building is a 1-room, side passage structure that was altered and enlarged during the 19th and 20th centuries. This form is one of the basic plan types of 18th century Tidewater vernacular structures. Sited at the junction of 2 early roads, the picturesque structure with its verdant setting is an important local landmark. Significant original interior details include the closed-strung stair, wide-muntin sashes and cornices. Documented regional tradition relates that the Women's Club was initially operated as an ordinary...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-309
Survey number: HABS VA-512

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Gloucester Point (Va.)37.43160, -76.55964
Google Map of 37.4316037, -76.5596439
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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