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Captain Timothy Hill House

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Definitely worth a visit

This well-maintained landmark is small but interesting, especially if you're moved by history... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
Priscilla V
Restored piece of history

Came across Captain Timothy Hill House while in Chincoteague on vacation. This is an important... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
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The Captain Timothy Hill House was built circa 1800 and is the oldest known house on Chincoteague Island. Originally built to have a wooden chimney...the replica of that chimney is now in place. Listed on The National Register of Historic Places and...more
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5122 Main St, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-3103
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

This well-maintained landmark is small but interesting, especially if you're moved by history. Definitely worth a visit. Go when it's open.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Priscilla V
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Came across Captain Timothy Hill House while in Chincoteague on vacation. This is an important part of this communities history. The home has been restored and well maintained.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

The Island holds it's history as an important part of their community collective. Well maintained, informative part of the islands history as well as one of many stops on the island tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

I love this tiny morsel of island history. Wish it was manned by a living interpreter having a vitality and beating heart, and smoking cooking fire smoldering on...

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

We had a great time with the owners of this home last Friday as they did a superb job restoring this home. they engaged with my four kids with q & a that i felt they really cared to educated the public of all ages...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

Came across this on the side of the road. It is restored and kept up by a local family that owns it I believe

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We go to Chincoteague every year for the last 10 years and this is a relatively new addition to the local landmarks. It is small but very well restored. The guide/owner is knowledgeable and passionate about the history of the house. He was very nice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

It's humbling to realize that an entire family lived in this cabin throughout the entire year - it's so very small compared to today's standards. The carvings of boats in the woodwork is fascinating - and I always wonder what stories were told while the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Betty D
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is part of history and I believe on of the oldest land marks on the island. My kids like to count all of the wooden boats carved on it- they just gave it a partial structural make over

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

This 1800 house is a rarity outside of Plymouth Plantation, as it was built in the style of houses from the 1600s. Found on Hill property about to be sold and thought to be a work shed, this small building turned out to be a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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