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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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The Captain Timothy Hill House was built circa 1800 and is the oldest known...

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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Visit from 1-3pm on Fridays!!

The docent gives lots of interesting information regarding Chincoteague history. The house is furnished appropriate to its time. A great free journey into the past.....

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 9, 2015
Sandra M
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Venice
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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

The downside of this attraction is it isn't open long hours. We visited it on a Saturday afternooon and it was closed, but we got to read a bit about it on the placard and peek in the windows. I love old, historic structures.

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Thank Kaye W
Cherryville, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

IT was a beautiful day and we went to find the house we had heard about on Daisy Cruises. I believe it was the mans relatives home. IT didnt take much to find it. It was a weekend but there was no one there and no times for it opening posted. we did see the carvings on the boards. Thanks... More 

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Thank 831Giddyupandgo
Ridley Park, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Unfortunately, we didn't visit during the summer and it wasn't open for our visit. We were able to sneak a peak through the windows while fighting off the onslaught of blood sucking mosquitos. Would have liked to stay longer but the mosquitos chased us away.

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Thank CherylAnnKing
Venice
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The docent gives lots of interesting information regarding Chincoteague history. The house is furnished appropriate to its time. A great free journey into the past.....

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Thank Sandra M
West Islip, New York
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

What a great place .Small but historic. Drive around chincotigue island and you find lots of history from Captain Timothy's house to old grave yards . This house was refurbished but you get the idea and feeling of what took place.

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Thank Al D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This was interesting. We just happened to come across it on our ride around the island. didn't go for the tour

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Thank Iris M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Very interesting, had not seen this on previous visits. Good historical lesson for my grandson. Cool carvings of skipjacks on the outside of the home.

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Thank Claudia T
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

There is not a lot of things inside and if you go will maybe take at most 10 minutes. If you do go though look around the back at the graffiti left by Timothy Hill's children.

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Thank mtnClimb
Hampton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

QHouse is not on original sight but was neat to see. The volunteer was very informative and very friendly. Takes about 15 minutes. Good for a quick stop.

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Thank LisaPerr
Wakefield
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

awesome to see a structure so old yet so well preserved in such a remote location . we stumbled upon it while wandering around this awesome island .

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