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Captain Timothy Hill House

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Address: 5122 Main St, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
Phone Number: 19738315961
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Description: The Captain Timothy Hill House was built circa 1800 and is the oldest...
The Captain Timothy Hill House was built circa 1800 and is the oldest known house on Chincoteague Island. It is listed on The National Register of Historic Places and The Virginia Landmarks Register. Open to the public...summer season tours on Fridays 1-3 PM and also in July Wednesdays 1-3 PM. Other times on occasion or by appointment.
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for a small house

We learned a lot about the first known house on the island though its only opened one day a week on Friday but its free and the history they have about it is awesome

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Middletown, Delaware
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New Holland, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is a cool place to stop at and have a look around, but don't expect much. This is a five-minute history lesson at the most.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We rented a home just up the road from The Hill House and stopped several times - even once when it was supposed to be open - it was not open. From the outside, the house looked like it had been restored so much so that very little seemed to be original. Peeking in the windows, we got the same... More 

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Middletown, Delaware
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We learned a lot about the first known house on the island though its only opened one day a week on Friday but its free and the history they have about it is awesome

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Cute little house with an awesome history. We did not actually tour it...but stumbled across it one day when exploring the island. Found out the history later...which made it fun to think back to how life used to be on this wonderful island.

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Winsted, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I loved the house. The volunteer gave a great description of the house's history. The upper level was a bit fragile for my husband to go upstairs. I loved the old fashioned mouse trap. Very cool. It was worth the visit. The etchings on the outside of the house of the boats were very cool. Worth a stop.

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Amherst, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Well narrated tour great to describe early island life. Ask about the wooden chimney as it was educating news to me. You spot the little log home on the side of North Main street. Read the sign for hours as they are only like one day a week. Worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The little house has been amazing saved by the people. It is hard to believe someone lived in it at one time! Very interesting!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

A must see while on the island. It's only open 1 day a week for 2 hours. It was closed each time we remembered to cruise by, but if nothing else take some cool pics for memories!

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Derry, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Although only open for a few hours during the day (1:00-3:00 PM), this little piece of history is a "must see". The guide was extremely knowledgable and explained the history in great detail. Worth the few minutes that it takes to visit.

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This a a must do with the kids while on Chincoteague. Take the phones and electronics away from your kids for a little while, and let them see history. It's a good reminder of our roots during America's simpler time. One of the two oldest homes in Virginia. Cheers! ----- Ken

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Address: 5122 Main St, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
Phone Number: 19738315961
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island

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