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I was exploring Yorktown while I was in VA for business. Some of my ancestors are buried here and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nishele B
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Boston, Massachusetts
An example of fine Colonial Living

The Thomas Nelson House is a relic from the pre-Revolution town of Yorktown. The bricks were fired... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
lawrenceloveless
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Burleson, Texas
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3 weeks ago
“Beautiful”
8 Apr 2018
“An example of fine Colonial Living”
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200-208 Nelson Street, Yorktown, VA 23690-4018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was exploring Yorktown while I was in VA for business. Some of my ancestors are buried here and being able to see the house where they lived during that time was truly a wonderful experience. I highly recommend taking a stroll and exploring.

1  Thank Nishele B
Reviewed 8 April 2018

The Thomas Nelson House is a relic from the pre-Revolution town of Yorktown. The bricks were fired from local clay sources. The wood joinery as shown in the benches, stairs, tables and cabinets make you wonder how they had the time to do such fine...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Thomas Nelson's family home remained intact and it still has a cannonball lodged in its brick side from the Yorktown battle. His uncle's house was leveled by cannonballs and only a few foundation stones remain.

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

The Nelson House (or Thomas Nelson House) is a Georgian home built early in the 18th century. It became the home of its buidler's grandson, Thomas Nelson, Jr. Thomas Nelson, Jr., went on to sign the Declaration of Independence and was part of Gen. Washington's...More

1  Thank Nathanael M
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