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VIRGINIA - James City County - Historic Districts

Colonial National Historical Park
(added 1966 - James City County - #66000839)
VA 359 , Jamestown and
(93164 acres, 26 buildings, 72 structures, 2 objects)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Peterson, Charles
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Military, Maritime History
Cultural Affiliation: English
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1850-1874, 1750-1799, 1600-1649
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense, Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Battle Site, Outdoor Recreation, Park, Road-Related, Village Site
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Monument/Marker, Museum, Outdoor Recreation, Park, Road-Related

Governor's Land Archeological District
(added 1973 - James City County - #73002025)
Address Restricted , Jamestown
(20680 acres, 1 structure, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: American Revolution, Early American Settlement
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1700-1749, 1650-1699, 1600-1649
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Sub-function: Village Site
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Jamestown National Historic Site
(added 1966 - James City County - #66000840)
Jamestown Island , Jamestown
(206 acres, 7 structures)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Exploration/Settlement, Community Planning And Development
Cultural Affiliation: English
Period of Significance: 1700-1749, 1650-1699, 1600-1649
Owner: Federal , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Village Site
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Kingsmill Plantation
(added 1972 - James City County - #72001401)
5 mi. S of Williamsburg , Williamsburg
(1350 acres, 3 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: American Revolution
Period of Significance: 1700-1749, 1650-1699
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Defense, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Battle Site, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Norge Historic District
(added 1992 - James City County - #92001269)
Also known as DHR File No. 47-34
7300--7400 blocks Richmond Rd. and Peninsula and Peach Sts. , Norge
(140 acres, 15 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Rustad,Lars
Architectural Style: Other, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: European, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Social, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Manufacturing Facility, Meeting Hall, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Social, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store




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