Powhatan County Photo Album Index

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County Court House

Old Historical Marker

Photographed and Contributed by David Goodman

County Court House

New Historical Marker

Contributed by Raymond W. Ryan, Jr., Heritage Society of Central Virginia

County Court House

Photographed and Contributed by David Goodman

Erin Hill

Erin Hill was built in 1770 by Matthew Ligon. John Willis Dance, an eminent lawyer, later lived at Erin Hill, at Powhatan Court House, where he practiced law for a number of years. Erin Hill is situated on an elevation on the South-Eastern edge of the Powhatan village. The house is of fine brick, and in 2014, it offers accommodations as bed and breakfast.

Photographed and Contributed by George Seitz

Fighting Creek

Fighting Creek is on the National Register of Historic Places. This two story, five bay, symmetrical, stucco, home was built in 1841. This rural dwelling is a an unusual combination of Classical Revival and Italianate design. Very sophisticated for a country home, it has Palladian windows and retains most of it's original features and embellishments.

Photographed and Contributed by George Seitz.

The Homestead

The Homestead. In the village at Powhatan Courthouse, it was completed in 1821 by William Spencer Dance for his new bride, Mary Page Finney Branch. William Spencer Dance was Clerk of the Powhatan Court for more than forty years.

Photographed and Contributed by George Seitz.

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