The Fairfield Foundation plans to research buildings in Gloucester Court House from Edge Hill House to the Court Circle, Thane Harpole told the Gloucester Genealogical Society of Virginia on Monday.
Harpole told the group, which met at the Gloucester Library in Main Street Center, that Fairfield Foundation wants to produce a brochure or digital presentation of the history of the buildings in the area, suitable for a walking tour of the village, said Lee Brown of the genealogical society. The foundation is collecting the chain of ownership, the buildings’ uses through the years, photographs and stories.
The members heard that renovations to the Edge Hill Service Station are almost finished, and the Center for Archaeology, Preservation, and Education will be headquartered there, Brown said.
Harpole also reported that Werowocomoco National Park plans are proceeding though there are a few hurdles left to clear, according to Brown. Private ownership of the house and surroundi...
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