Buckroe Beach, Hampton, Virginia

Buckroe Beach, Hampton, Virginia

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Buckroe Beach is a neighborhood in the independent city of Hampton, Virginia. It lies just north of Fort Monroe and fronts the mouth of Hampton Roads at the Chesapeake Bay. One of the oldest recreational areas in the state, it was long located in Elizabeth City County near the downtown area of the lost town of Phoebus prior to their consolidation with Hampton in 1952. In 1619, the "Buck Roe" Plantation was designated for public use for the newly-arrived English settlers of the Virginia Company of London. In 1620, the London Company sent Frenchmen there to teach the colonists grape and silkworm culture. By 1637, however, the plantation had joined the rest of the colony as a tobacco field.
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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135844326
  • 9786135844320