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Princess Anne County / Virginia Beach Timeline

Pre 1607

1607

1637

1639

1650

1671

1689

1690

1691

1692

1696

Early 1700

1718

1725

1726

1735

1736

1751

1754

1759

1764

1775

1776

1777

1778

1790

1792

1804

1810

1824

1826

1830s

1840s

1854

1860

1877

1895

1903

1927

1928

1954

1961

1963


Chesepioc Native American Settlement near Great Neck point Skicoac settlement at Norfolk

First Landing at Cape Henry – April 26, 1607

Lower Norfolk: Henry Woodhouse Land Grant on Great Neck Point

1st Lynnhaven Parish Church, Church Point

William Moseley Senior builds “Rolleston”

Weblin House

1st Court House, eastern shore of Lynnhaven River

1st Eastern Shore Chapel, Ye Dudlies, Adam Keeling House

King, Queen, Norfolk and Princess Anne Counties were created

2nd Lynnhaven Parish Church, “Old Donation”

2nd Court House, adjacent to “Old Donation”

Thoroughgood House

Capture & execution of Edward Teach (Blackbeard) off Ocracoke Island, NC

Lynnhaven House

2nd Eastern Shore Chapel

3rd Court House, Ferry Plantation

3rd Lynnhaven Parish Church, Witchduck Road

4th Court House, Newtown

3rd Eastern Shore Chapel

Upper Wolfsnare Built by Thomas Walke III

Pembroke Manor

Skirmish at Kempsville – Revolutionary War – First southern casualty of the Revolution

Norfolk Burned in January by Dunsmore

Pleasant Hall

5th Court House, Kempsville

Nimmo United Methodist Church. Steeple Added 1890’s, additions 1950’s

Cape Henry Lighthouse; cast iron replacement 1881

Francis Land House

Bell House

6th Court House, Princess Anne Municipal Center

Bayville Farms Manor House

Ferry Farm Plantation

Church Point Manor House

St. John’s Baptist Church. Renovated twice, wings added 1950’s

Blackwater Baptist Church. Additions mid 1900’s

Masonic Lodge

Dewitt Cottage

Coast Guard Station. Life Saving Museum

Cavalier Hotel

Association for Research and Enlightenment

4th Eastern Shore Chapel

Formation of the Princess Anne County Historical Society

Princess Anne County merges with Virginia Beach Resort: City of Virginia Beach

Complied from article by Joanne Woodruff & Donald Moore PAC/VBHS Newsletter: Vol 3, Issue 3: September 2000
And The Beach, published by the Virginia Beach Public Library.



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