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Middlesex County, Virginia
Urbanna was established in 1680 when it and twenty other town sites were set aside as customs ports by the government in Jamestown, VA. It is the only one of the sites left with visble evidence of that time. Some of these buildings have been occupied for over 250 years! It was named for Queen Anne as was Annapolis, Maryland. She too the British throne in 1704. Here is a history page for Urbanna.
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Urbanna, Virginia information.
Urbanna Visitors Center
P.O. Box 179
Urbanna VA 23175-0179
Hewick "A 17th Century Colonial Virginia Landmark"
Visit historic "Hewick" near picturesque Urbanna, Middlesex County, Virginia, a 17th century colonial manor house of Christopher Robinson, Esq., set upon 66 beautiful acres. Hewick is bed & breakfast inn with spacious grounds and a tree-lined drive. It is the perfect wedding and reception site for indoor or outdoor ceremonies. Nearby is the Chesapeake Bay, Rappahannock River, Piankatank River Golf Course, sailing, antique shopping, Deltaville, Yorktown, and Christ Church for genealogy research. Also open for tours by appointment, Hewick is located a short drive from Williamsburg which dates from the same period. You would have to go to England to find an opportunity to stay in a 300+ year old home such as "Hewick."
Contact Helen Battleson for more information at Box 82, Urbanna, VA 23175-0082, by phone at (804) 758-4214 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org Return to Index