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Our Cape Escape

  • August 4, 2019 by
  • August 4, 2019 by

    Thanks for joining us as we renovate a historic house in Cape Charles, Va. We’ve been a part of this community for about 10 years. When we retired in June, we decided to buy a house in the Historic District of town. Follow us as we take on this adventure. We are new bloggers and… Read more

  • One step closer

    October 20, 2019 by

    This is a copy of the Sanborn Map of Cape Charles for the year 1904; 1903 has not been digitized. Our house is clearly constructed and even the front and back porches are shown. This also helped to determine that the back porch was original; we have been unable to find photographs of it. So,… Read more

  • Solving the Mystery Continued…

    August 20, 2019 by

    Our neighbors on Tazewell are a young family from Midlothian (small world). They clued us in about the town tax records that we could access on line. They go back to the 1800’s so we were able to search for Wm E. Nottingham by year. We started in 1902 and found that he owned a… Read more

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