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  The Gloucester Courthouse Tokens: Introduction
It is known that a Christopher Righault purchased land at Craney Creek near the Gloucester Courthouse in 1654 and obtained additional lands in 1668.
The legend "Gloucester Courthouse Virginia" may not refer specifically to the courthouse but to the location, as many southern rural areas were named by the closest landmark including courthouses (as the village of Appomattox Courthouse).
Thus, the building on the obverse may be a courthouse or possibly some other structure as a business (possibly in a home) or less likely a warehouse (a warehouse would not usually have large windows and a small front door).
www.coins.nd.edu /ColCoin/ColCoinIntros/Gloucester.intro.html   (1125 words)

  
  Gloucester Courthouse Virginia Resource Guide, City or community of Gloucester Courthouse, Virginia Facts, ...
The population of Gloucester Courthouse is approximately 2,118.
The distance from Gloucester Courthouse to Washington DC is 106 miles.
Gloucester Courthouse is positioned 37.40 degrees north of the equator and 76.52 degrees west of the prime meridian.
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 History Timeline for Gloucester County, Virginia
Gloucester County is formed from York County and includes the present county area and what is now Mathews County.
In Gloucester, Bacon's forces occupied the home of Augustine Warner, who along with many of the larger landholders were unsympathetic to Bacon, perhaps because Bacon was spending more time appropriating supplies from the colonists than he was fighting Indians.
Gloucester is thought to be one of the richest counties in Virginia.
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Gloucester’s Courthouse Circle survives as a classic early Virginia county seat, surprisingly intact, despite several fires through the centuries that destroyed much of the county’s records.
Gloucester is the headquarters for Peace Frogs, the cute little frog that’s become a national T-shirt and bumper sticker phenomenon.
Taboo: Gloucester is pronounced GLAW-ster, rhyming with CLAW.
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 Commonwealth of Virginia
Virginia is organized with 39 cities which are independent of the 95 counties.
Virginia's landmarks are unparalleled resources, illuminating the culture and history of America from 16,000 years ago to the present.
Virginia remains 10th in the nation in registered resources – with only a very narrow margin from the 9th ranking state.
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 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Virginia
The august avenue known as Duke of Gloucester Street began as a narrow Indian trace that rose to the dignity of a horse path in the 17th century.
When the Virginia legislators grandly gave it the name of the heir to the English throne, Duke of Gloucester Street rolled through a series of swampy ravines and at one point was obstructed by houses.
Often referred to as the "main street" or the "great street" in the 18th century, Duke of Gloucester Street was to be 99 feet wide and run nearly a mile straight from the College of William and Mary on the west to the Capitol on the east.
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 Gloucester VA Land Grants
The data for land grants and patents in Gloucester County, Virginia, from 1639-1849 is from the Library of Virginia Land Records, which has an online searchable database.
I am indebted to L. Roane Hunt, President of the Gloucester Genealogical Society of Virginia for his assistance in locating a Gloucester expert to mark up an earlier version of this document to eliminate pre-1651 Grants/Patents for land that did not lie in what became Gloucester County in 1651.
264 acres in the counties of Gloucester and New Kent beg.g andc.
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 York County, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
York County is a county located on the Virginia Peninsula in the U.S. state of Virginia.
The first courthouse and jail were located near what is now Yorktown although the community, founded as a port for shipping tobacco to Europe, as variously called Port of York, Borough of York, York, Town of York, until Yorktown was established in 1691.
Many relocated residents and their descendents, many of whom were farmers and watermen, now live in such places as Yorktown, Gloucester, Lee Hall, Grove, and Lightfoot.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/York_County,_Virginia   (1139 words)

  
 Gloucester County, Virginia Genealogical Records Information
Gloucester County Clerk of the Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1853, Land Records from 1733, Probate Records from 1862 and Court Records from 1820 and is located at the County Courthouse on 7400 Justice Drive, Room 327, Gloucester, VA 23061: 804/693-2502, Fax: 804/693-2186.
Virginia Immigration & Emigration Records - Immigration records help the family historian to understand the movements of their ancestry as they relocated to different parts of the world.
Gloucester County was formed from York County in 1651, and consisted of four parishes: Abingdon, Kingston, Petsworth and Ware.
www.myvirginiagenealogy.com /va_county/gl.htm   (4359 words)

  
 Gloucester Courthouse News - Topix
It was, without a doubt, the strangest moment in the December manslaughter trial of a Gloucester teen accused of criminal negligence in a 2006 car crash that killed four of her young friends.
With Gloucester County's approval of a much debated golf course centered mixed-use community still fresh, a group of Richmond developers wants to build a similar planned urban development along the Ware River.
East West Partners is proposing to develop an approximately 500 acre property on Ware House Road, in the Gloucester Courthouse area, according to a Gloucester County press release announcing a town meeting to be held Thursday night.
www.topix.net /city/gloucester-courthouse-va   (830 words)

  
 Twister reported in Gloucester -- dailypress.com
GLOUCESTER - A tornado reportedly spun through central Gloucester, uprooting trees, downing power lines and scattering debris on parts of Hickory Fork, Chestnut Fork and Belroi Roads, according to Gloucester Sheriff's Maj. Darrell Warren.
Fire Chief J.D. Clements, of Gloucester County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company, said firefighters also had responded to reports of wind damage on Main Street in the Courthouse area and on Route 14 heading out to Mathews.
Initially, Dominon Virginia Power was reporting up to 15,000 customers without power in Gloucester and Mathews, with the main concentration just east of the Gloucester Court House area, according to the company's Web site.
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 Ware Academy | About Gloucester
Gloucester County is located on the north shore of the York River.
As stated in the Gloucester Museum of History's publications, the history of Gloucester County began soon after the settlement of Jamestown in 1607.
Named for Henry, Duke of Gloucester, third son of Charles I, Gloucester County figured prominently in the history of the colony and the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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 An 80-room Hampton Inn Hopes to Boost Tourism to Gloucester, Virginia / August 2006
It seems to be the hub of the wheel in Gloucester County," Larson said.
The Gloucester Inn Motel, at Gloucester Point, has 16 rooms with a 23-bed capacity while the Tidewater Motel, in Hayes, has 33 rooms with 46 beds.
Daniel MacDonald, a Gloucester Inn Motel manager, predicted the new hotel would be good for the county but bad for business at the smaller lodgers.
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 Courthouse
An arc of bricks echoed the arch of each window, and the bricks at the corners were rubbed orange to emphasize the composition.
This courthouse, like its two predecessors, was central to the life of the colonial community.
The Courthouse now is a forum for the interpretation of the relationship of the legal system to the lives of ordinary colonials.
www.history.org /Almanack/places/hb/hbcourt.cfm   (789 words)

  
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Gloucester’s Courthouse Circle survives as a classic early Virginia county seat, surprisingly intact, despite several fires through the centuries that destroyed much of the county’s records.
Outside Courthouse Gloucester is a large, rural county, with lots of historic gems tucked down back roads.
Gloucester is the headquarters for Peace Frogs, the cute little frog that’s become a national T-shirt and bumper sticker phenomenon.
www.burnhamink.com /files/Gloucester.doc   (2197 words)

  
 Gloucester Virginia Real Estate Realtors!
Gloucester, in Tidewater Virginia, is noted for its many historical landmarks that have remained undisturbed.
Now, Gloucester County is one of the fastest growing areas in Virginia with its population expected to double within the next thirty years.
Gloucester is also involved with the harvest of much seafood such as oysters, crab, and fish.
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 United States Hotels - Virginia Hotels - Site Map - Hotels-Rates.com
Virginia may be for lovers, but there are plenty of sights and attractions to please any vacationer, young or old.
Virginia's history began when the first English settlement was established in Jamestown in 1607.
Virginia Beach is one of the most popular beach locations on the East Coast.
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 Fredericksburg.com - Gloucester: America took root here
Gloucester Courthouse on the village green (above) dates to 1766 and is one of a number of 18th-century buildings that remain
The heart of historic Gloucester today is its picturesque Courthouse Circle, a miniature, walled campus of mostly original brick structures that formed the core of the county in the mid-18th century.
When we had finished exploring historic Gloucester, I thought it might be fun to wander some of the residential side streets, a habit of mine when visiting unfamiliar towns.
www.fredericksburg.com /News/FLS/2003/082003/08162003/1069327   (642 words)

  
 Skate Park for Gloucester, Va Petition : [ powered by iPetitions.com ]
This petition has been created to show the county of Gloucester, Va that it's residents would like to see a public skate park constructed in the county.
A skate park that is free for all to use at a public park location including skateboarders, inline skaters, and bmx bikers.
In the event no adequate sponsor is named, iPetitions will consider the individual account holder with which the petition was created as the lawful sponsor.
www.ipetitions.com /petition/GloucesterSkate   (190 words)

  
 Virginia Help List
Virginia keeps vital records confidential for a long time, so many records you may be researching may not yet be available in public databases and publications.
In Virginia, if you are seeking information on someone born within the last 100 years or married, divorced, or who died within the last 50 years, go to the Virginia Office of Vital Records website.
Please be patient in waiting for a response from her, and be specific in your request as to date and county as well as names.
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 goWilliamsburg.com - Gloucester County   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Court House Circle in Gloucester's Historic District is home to the 1766 Courthouse, as well as a colonial jail, debtors' prison and clerk of the court offices from the early 19th century.
Gloucester offers visitors a variety of unique experiences...
While your in town be sure to satisfy your hunger at one of the many restaurants Gloucester has to offer.
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 Inventory of the Warner T. Jones 1819-1891 Jones, Warner T. Mss. 39.1 J75
Hubbard, Yorktown, Virginia, to Warner T. Jones, Gloucester Court house, Gloucester County, Virginia, 22 Oct. 1874.
J[ohn] R[andolph] Tucker, Lexington, Virginia, to B. Bland, Gloucester C[ourt] H[ouse], Virginia, 3 Sept. 1885.
Thompson, Williamsburg, Virginia, to Warner T. Jones, Gloucester Court House, [Gloucester], Virginia, 17 Jan. 1889.
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 Gloucester County History: Colonial Courthouse
Gloucester's old 18th century courthouse is one of the most architecturally sophisticated of Virginia's important colonial courthouses.
This old courthouse served its purpose for more than 200 years.
An addition was built in 1956 which served as the Clerk's Office until April, 1982.
www.co.gloucester.va.us /oldcrths.htm   (43 words)

  
 Gloucester Courthouse, VA (Virginia) Houses, Apartments, Cars, Mortgage Status, and Residents Info
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Median gross rent in Gloucester Courthouse, VA in 2000: $493
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 Gloucester County - Geography of Virginia
One of the earliest visitors to Gloucester discovered that prices charged to tourists can be different than the prices charged to local residents:
Durand de Dauphine was a French Huguenot refugee who had planned to land in Charleston, in the southern part of the Carolina colony.
Durand de Dauphine, A Huguenot Exile in Virginia, or Voyages of a Frenchman exiled for his Religion with a description of Virginia and Maryland, (Gilbert Chinard, editor), The Press of the Pioneers, New York, 1934, p.
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 County of Mathews
Mathews County is located on the eastern tip of Virginia's Middle Peninsula, which is formed by the Rappahannock River, the York River and the Chesapeake Bay.
In 1773, Lord Dunmore, the last colonial governor of Virginia, established a stronghold on the County's Gwynn Island.
The Board meets in the historic courthouse on the fourth Tuesday each month at 1:00 p.m., except in December (time and date to be announced).
www.co.mathews.va.us   (515 words)

  
 Virginia
Consistent with the finding that leadership is essential for the advancement of public education in the Commonwealth, the Board of Education shall develop leadership standards for superintendents and principals.
The Board shall provide technical assistance on professional development to local school boards designed to seek to ensure that all instructional personnel are proficient in the use of educational technology consistent with its Six-Year Educational Technology Plan for Virginia.
Each local school board shall require (i) its members to participate annually in in-service programs on personnel, curriculum and current issues in education as part of their service on the local board and (ii) require the division superintendent to participate annually in professional development activities at the local, state or national levels.
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 DWI DUI OWI OUI Driving in Virginia
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